It is a beautiful fall morning as FEC 100 leads train 210 northbound across the Crane Creek Bridge. With new GEs in final production, these SD70M-2s on the FEC will soon be a think of the past.
A lucky catch, a leaser leading 101 on a warm day. The three CITX motors will be the very first of the SD70M-2 fleet to go when the GE's settle in.
The era of the SD70M-2 is coming to a strong finish as two hustle 101 south on a warm day.
Westbound splitting the mp 142 signals
A few moments of sun. During a very brief break from cloud and rain CN 401 is backing up to set off some intermodal cars at Turcot West. This is a very unusual move as CN 401 almost never c... (more)
CN 316 heads onto the Ruel Sub behind three big motors
Two big M's and an SD40-2 lead 101 through Colfax on a pleasant afternoon. The first 3 of the 24 GE's that will replace these motors are expected during the first week of November.
Train 302 was the 5th of 6 eastbound trains in a row that came through Swan Landing late afternoon/early evening of July 7. This train was following VIA No. 2 the Canadian. It would be followed by... (more)
CN 8956 & BNSF 5184 bring up CN 314 as it passes through Quaker, a lot has changed here since my last visit about 2 years ago, to see how this shot looked before, follow this link: http://www.rail... (more)
FEC 226 rolls across the famous bridge in St. Augustine with four motors, including one of the new retro blues, #434, 4th out. The 434 was the last GP40-2 ever built by EMD.
Dual classics on today's 101 thunder through the forests west of Palm Coast. Business has picked up as autoracks are now a common feature on this train.
FEC 101 sweeps around the south Bunnell curve with a lashup of EMD power.
FEC 101 with over 13,000 ft of train through Colfax on a spectacular day. Dual set of Rail America SD70M-2's, that are short time on the FEC.
FEC 101 rounds the bend with famous Dave Shelly at the throttle. With in 2 months GE's will be in charge, happily in the Champion scheme.
For Joe Delarosby a Deputy with 20 plus years of service tragically passed away one week ago. As if he were watching from above a lucky spell of sun caught 101 in Palm Coast.