Four locomotives landed on 226 today, seen here approaching the tidewater in St. Augustine. The Champion scheme is very popular with fans.
224 once was the mainstay of GP40-2's now ruled by the big M's. Though the GE's are slightly delayed, when they arrive these motors will be eventually leave the FEC.
FEC 101 rounds the curve in south Bunnell as the EMD's for now, soldier on.
A rare late 210 on the normally on time FEC allows a unique chance for a northbound in PM light...something that has been happening off and on in the past week.
A double rarity, FEC 226 with two champs, with a long hood forward leader and about 4-5 hours late on the normally on time FEC. Suspect one motor failed and they had to swap.
As the a few of the new GE's wait to be picked up in Erie, two of the classic SD70M-2's lead 101 on a warm day. You can see one of the new FEC containers right behind the motors.
The Train Gods Giveth The sun came out for a short spell just as this rare 12 hour late train 212 rolled through Bunnell in PM light, a very rare thing these days.
A lucky catch, a leaser leading 101 on a warm day. The three CITX motors will be the very first of the SD70M-2 fleet to go when the GE's settle in.
The era of the SD70M-2 is coming to a strong finish as two hustle 101 south on a warm day.
FEC 713 spooks an American Egret as 226 rumbles onto the bridge. Fans of the Champion scheme will be happy to know that all ES44C4's that are coming will wear those colors.
Two big M's and an SD40-2 lead 101 through Colfax on a pleasant afternoon. The first 3 of the 24 GE's that will replace these motors are expected during the first week of November.
FEC 226 rolls across the famous bridge in St. Augustine with four motors, including one of the new retro blues, #434, 4th out. The 434 was the last GP40-2 ever built by EMD.
Dual classics on today's 101 thunder through the forests west of Palm Coast. Business has picked up as autoracks are now a common feature on this train.
FEC 226 is lead by two champs on this spectacular morning in the Nation's oldest city.
FEC 101 sweeps around the south Bunnell curve with a lashup of EMD power.