FEC 224 rolls through the tidal marshes on a beautiful breezy morning. Today we get motors in sequence, 418 & 419. Solid blue sets may be endangered in a few years with the repaint program.
Amtrak 184 makes another appearance in Florida once again on a steamy hot morning.
Yes that guy, "did" just make it..Amtrak 184 returns to Florida this time "turkey hunting" on this steamy morning. The turkey "just" made it across as 91 bored down at 79 mph.
A summer storm is tapering off to moderate rain as 184 leads Amtrak 98. Been trying for 2 years to get a good shot of this motor, finally did it. Big thanks to fans down south for h/u.
FEC 101 with three motors, roars through a squall associated with Tropical Storm Andrea.
Tropical Storm Andrea douses FEC train 210 in Bunnell. Andrea brought about 2 inches of rain to the area.
On a humid morning on the last day of May, 226 whistles through with 716 the latest repaint in the consist. More repaints are coming with 425,436, 720, 711 and 715 being done next.
FEC 226 with FEC 716 the newest repaint into the new scheme helping the last "new" scheme across the tidewater.
FEC 226 with the latest two versions of the FEC scheme rolling across the Tomoka River. The 716 is the latest repaint to arrive with 425 and 436 being next.
CSX N172 dips through the sand dunes that make up central parts of Florida. The dunes were created thousands of years ago when the ocean levels were higher.
Sun angles allow for a different look into Moultrie Junction as seen 226 on a beautiful morning in St. Augustine. Just about all Mia-Jax trains are back to a SD70/40 power mix.
CSX Q170 flashes through rural Putman County. Soon this train will be re routed via the "S" line as yet more traffic is diverted.
Amtrak 98 accelerates into Satsuma after a brief speed restriction due to signal issues. The piles of ties are from a track improvement project earlier this year.
Some unseasonable drier and cooler air made for a spectacular morning as 224 rolls through the salt mashes.
The rainy season has begun! FEC 210 rolls through the typical tropical downpours we get in the "sunshine state". FEC has gone back to SD70/40 combos on most through trains.