It's a warm humid day as FE 101 rumbles through Bunnell with East Coast Hogger at the throttle.
The FEC has been doing some vegetation removal and that has opened up new photo angles on the famous bridge.
Things will be changing soon. The first GEVOs next month with the 24th in December. For now the big M's roll on.
Lucky to catch a dual set of classics as the SD70M-2 era runs out on the FEC. Here 101, comes out of the siding at South Dorena southbound with 11,000 ft of train.
"Fred's-eye view" of the railroad
The new and improved FEC 507, which has been the City Point local power for many years now.
Mondays are always interesting around City Point. Today, there are numerous tracks out-of-service in the yard so both the Cemex Unit Train and City Point Local (915) are having to make extra move... (more)
Hotshot #101 once again commands a classic set of power headed to Miami.
FEC #111 leaves Bowden Yard ahead of #107 on Sunday evenings, offering a "bonus" train during the long days of the year. The train makes stops at New Smyrna Beach, Titusville and City P... (more)
FEC 101 dodges MOW crews by taking the siding at Dorena with two Big M 's in charge.
Twin ex UP SD40-2's lead 226 on the cool 55 degree morning. When the new GEVO's arrive these and other motors not rebuilt will go into storage.
A clear, cool dry day signals the end of the rainy season as FEC 101 blasts through.
Another transformer delivery to Bunnell arrives lead by one of FEC's Champs.
FEC hosted 10 ex-BNSF SD40-2 for Progress Rail for a couple years, often using a few for their own trains. In addition to the five motors seen up front, there are nine ex-OHCR GE's at the rear. ... (more)