The 224 was unusually late this morning due to a bad order car. That gave us 224 and then 226 about 10 minutes behind him on a breezy morning in St. Augustine.
It's a tropical breezy day as 226 riding 224's approach signals crosses the tidewater in the Nations Oldest City.
The old and the new. One of the newest motors on the FEC leads FEC 411 one of the oldest if not the oldest GP40-2 on the FEC roster. FEC 226 in da marsh.
Today's 101 had three GEVO's first time it's had three in a while, hustling a lot of autoracks in addition to intermodal south. Sun angles make it a challenge to shoot this train now.
The always impressive FEC 111 always has an interesting lash up of power, some of it bound for New Smyrna Beach. Now 111 goes to Ft. Peirce.
Today's 226 steps across the high tidewater at St. Augustine.
A now rare leader of a a through freight, FEC 711 leads 224 on an unsettled morning in northeast Florida. Once the norm, now exceptionally rare to get EMD's on a thru freight.
FEC #435 one of the latest geeps to get the 1960's Retro Blue drills Bowden Yard on National Train Day 2015. The FEC is among the best top ten employers to work for in Florida.
Shots back at the marsh means Summer is almost here! FEC 226 is lead by champions, another shot I been wanting since the new motors arrived, but must wait for the light to be right.
In an uncommon move FEC 910 made a trip up to Sunbelt Chemicals at Palm Coast. Usually 910 turns at Harwood about 15 miles south. This motor one of first dynamic brake on the FEC in 1986.
Amtrak 53 races through rural Seville a few days after Amtrak's 44th birthday. After a week of unsettled weather we catch a spell of pleasant dry air, warm days and cool nights.
On Time! Amtrak 91 blasts through rural Seville Florida rushing south with Deland, Winter Park, Orlando, Lakeland, Tampa and all stops to Miami in mind.
Yet another day of tropical showers and another 101. Heavy showers were moving through the area once again ahead of a front. The MO of 101 these days is GEVO X 2
FEC 101 races out of a tropical rainshower during a period of unsettled weather across northeast Florida. Today's 101 had autos up front which is happening more and more lately.
FEC 101 rolls through a light downpour on an unsettled day in Florida. We have had spells of wet weather recently which is unusual for April.