Second section of #209 with something very uncommon in the lead! "MoPac" 1982 ran clear across the country to be the first UP Heritage Unit to visit Florida. And it USED to be any FEC motor was ... (more)
FEC 101 gets rolling out of Bowden yard with the skyline of Jacksonville in the background.
FEC 508 dodges a cloud shadow as it shoves back into Bowden Yard.
These mountain mauling snowbirds have come to Florida for retirement, a fitting final resting place.
A NS intermodal rumbles over the final stretch to its destination of Bowden yard where the cars will be interchanged with the FEC. The train is crossing over the Jacksonville draw which sees frequ... (more)
After a crew change in Jacksonville's Moncrief Yard, the Ringling Brothers Blue Unit crosses the McGirts Creek on the CSX A-Line and with a nice couple of not too foreign locomotives.
The November 16, 1985 Suwanee Steam Special ran from Southern Railway's Simpson Yard in Jacksonville, Fl to Valdosta, Ga, a distance of 106.5 miles each way. Norfolk & Western Class J 4-8-4 611 wa... (more)
Southern Railway 16 year-old SD35 #3031 parked by the yard office at at Mobile, AL on the 3B ((Brierfield, Blockton & Birmingham) District
Southern Railway 3031, 3252 and 7088 (SD35, SD40-2 & GP50) are headed to the north end of the yard to get their train and head north for Selma, AL on the 3B (Brierfield, Blockton & Birmingham) Lin... (more)
All hail the Queen! Savannah & Atlanta 750 warms herself in the morning sunshine as an attendant touches up her makeup. Look at those brass candlesticks, the eagle perched on her headlight, the sa... (more)
Dispatching like this is a thing of the past...
Fill 'er up! A string of locomotives gets their thirst for diesel fuel quenched by a freightliner truck. Not as glorious as a fuel pad, but more efficient I suppose!
Early morning sunlight bathes N&W 1218 in a warm glow as she is serviced at Norfolk Southern's Simpson Yard in Jacksonville. Today's excursion is the Suwanee Steam Special, a round trip to Valdost... (more)
In the morning sunlight, Savannah & Atlanta 750 simmers while she is looked after before she heads the Suwanee Steam Special to Valdosta, Georgia and return.