This private company operated trains from December 1971 until April 1981; almost two years later Amtrak revived the VA-FL operation.
Autotrain arrives at Sanford on a very warm and humid morning. This view has changed with a Sunrail station now located here.
My first GP30!
The end of Autotrain's long journey from Washington DC
Silver Star at Lake Monroe ducking under the new I-4 overpass and exit ramps. Today double track exists here for the new Sunrail commuter rail system that started in 2014.
Road power & yard power work side by side to yard the famous Auto Train, which has been arriving ahead of schedule quite often.
MOW equipment has been gathered up from the Orlando area & is heading to Sanford's Rand Yard.
This old warrior works the Conrad Yelvington faility at Sanford.
Amtrak's premier train of the east, Autotrain arrives at Sanford.
Amtrak's premier eastern train, Autotrain had just arrived at Sanford. Now 517 goes to get the racks.
The Silver Star crossing the St. Johns.
CSX rail train waits at Rand Yard.
Former "Pepsi Can" in Amtrak's newer paint spots racks from P053.
Finally...while this class of locomotive has been working Sanford since 2002, one in this paint has been a rare sight, usually just visiting for a day. Yard job is pulling auto carriers off P053 ... (more)