Irma Recovery The FEC continues to bounce back after Irma, today's 101 featured 12,000 ft(!). Extras and massive freights have been running to make up for the disruption last week.
After Irma The FEC gets into the swing of things on the 2nd day of operations with a fleet of southbound extras include the 900.
As Florida readies for possible impacts from Irma, the FEC gets another day in of work at least before they have to start shutting down on 9/7
FEC 101 blasts through a downpour from a developing tropical cyclone off shore.
Heading back for Gluck, the Anderson Job passes Orr Mill Park.
The Anderson Job is downtown for interchange with the NS on Eclipse Day.
The Anderson job creeps into downtown for interchange with the NS on Eclipse Day.
The Anderson job begins to interchange in downtown on Eclipse Day in the Electric City. I had not seen a working U18B since 1997 watching and hearing these brought back memories.
The Anderson job wanders north toward the interchange on Eclipse Day. We came for the Eclipse and also knocked Pickens Railway off of our list. I think these are the last U18B's left.
FEC 226 wanders through St. Augustine with some power balancing in the lashup.
Hola! Executives from Grupo Mexico take a ride on their new railway today! FEC BIZ 10 made the run all the way to Miami. Note 713 714 in sequence.
FEC 101 rolls through a tropical thundery rain, typical of the Florida summer.
Due to a derailment on NS the day before, FEC had to play catch up with this mid day extra today.
The Friday New Smyrna Beach to Jax forwarded by 905 freight. Sometimes this move has an odd lashup as like today due to power being brought up from the shops.
FEC 905 heads away from tropical thunderstorms, bound for Jacksonville after a hard days work. 422 wears the Retro Blue scheme being applied to 4 axle EMD's