A lucky patch of sun finds 101 on a partly cloudy and breezy day. First bit of cooler drier weather we have had since last spring.
FEC 101 rumbles through south Dorena with high priority "stuff" for Miami.
FEC 101 heads out of an intense tropical rainshower. Just a few minutes before the train arrived a torrential downpour was in progress but cleared just in time for this shot.
FEC 101 blasts through a squally tropical deluge partially from the remains of Erika. Heavy rains have caused the NWS to post Flood Watches for the region, as the FEC keeps going.
A Metrorail green line service departs right behind an orange line service (look closely) ahead of it. Trains were bunched up, two trains every 20-30 minutes as opposed to every 10 due to MOW.
Southernmost Point on the interconnected American passenger rail system. If one were to take a rail only journey in the USA this is as far south you can go via passenger trains.
A Metrorail service speeds over and past traffic northbound. These 30 year old cars among the last built by Budd are due to be replaced by 2016-2018 by replacement stock from AnsaldoBreda.
An MDTA train departs famous Coconut grove heading back to Miami. This route follows the original FEC right of way that once ran to Key West, also running along side US 1.
A four car set of Budd cars heads south after crossing the Miami river. The Metrorail route from downtown south follows the original FEC route to Dadeland South.
A set of old Budd cars rolls across the highest bridge on the MDTA system. These cars were the last rapid transit cars ever built by Budd, will be replaced in the years ahead.
Passing past the future site of "All Aboard Florida's" great Miami Central station. Soon a massive station will rise into the air ushering in a new era in passenger rail transport.
The FEC Port train is rolling off the restored bridge to the Port of Miami as Miami Dade PD monitors the crossings. The FEC has recently restored service to P of M as part of port improvements
FEC Port Job heads across Port Blvd for the bridge to Dogde Island to work the Port of Miami.
FEC train 906 waits for 123 to pull all the way in so they can start working the train. 501 is another retro blue.
FEC train 123 sweeps into the new and improved Port Everglades. Business is picking up so much FEC is adding back trains 117 & 218 in September.