Two of FEC's older workhorses help tote a long 226 across the tidewater. GEVO's will likely change this scene by this time next year, the first ones should be here in Sept, the rest by Dec.
The mighty 101 thunders through Dorena, with some rock on the head end... with some help from Susan Komen 425. The clock is ticking on the SD70M-2's before the GEVO's arrive.
Evidence of FEC's aggressive maintenance of their right of way is evident here with old rail removed and new ties stacked in the distance. Three SD40-2's with two Champs today.
New kid on the block, FEC 416 lends a hand to FEC 106 launching 226 across the Tomoka River on this humid warm morning. This shot only works mid spring to mid summer.
FEC 226 hustles through Bunnell with one of FEC's pretty champs leading.
Sun angles are getting tougher for 101 in the afternoon, seen here in Bunnell right on the usual time of 2:40 PM.
FEC 101 lead by one of the leasers roars southward on an unsettled day. These will go too, when the GEVO's arrive. For now enjoy the EMD lashups while you can.
FEC 101 makes it's normal mid afternoon appearance on a cooler breezy day. The GEVO's ordered may start arriving sooner than later. Unusual for baretables on this train.
It's almost summer like as the seabreeze front is easily seen in this shot of 101 with dual big "M"s heading southward. The big EMD's are on borrowed time...GEVO's are coming.
FEC 101 hustles south on a warm tropical day in Northeast Florida...feeling like summer out here. It also may be summer when the GE's get here according to the latest.
A rainbow of FEC paint schemes greats this beautiful morning. It is likely that scenes like will change with the coming of the GE's.
Some say no one will ride these trains, however if the train tour events are any indication, Sunrail will be a smash hit, as seen here, crowds wait their turn to check it out. Service starts 5/1.
Auto train winds out of Sanford passing Sunrail's HQ which have given new life Rand Yard. Now Amtrak and Sunrail dominate the scene as CSX has moved most through trains to the S line.
FEC 101 rushes south on a beautiful warm day in Northeast Florida. For now, the SD70M-2's roll...but this time next year GEVO's will rule.
FEC 101 roars through Palm Coast with the odd lashup of a 70 and two GP40-2's on this 80 degree day. GE power is ordered and will arrive by the end of the year if not earlier.