One of the best shots to be had on the FEC is now easier with FEC 109's schedule change. This once was a if you lucky shot but now is almost routine every day but Sunday chance here.
FEC train 123 (perhaps the last one for the near future) rolls south on America's birthday.
FEC train 202 rolls north through Jupiter, FL with a little bit of everything the FEC roster has to offer (except for the rare GP38-2/3).
The rainy season took a break for a few weeks but is back in force. Here FEC 905 hustles northward through a thundery downpour bound for Bowden Yard.
All of FCEN's Orlando-area power is seen in this shot....they sent the repainted GP9s and high hoods to other operations that were in need of replacing their CF7s....and believe me, I never though... (more)
One or twice a year, you have to stop what you're doing and make it trackside to the FEC! Even as hot as it is right now. It's usually in Feb-Mar then Sept-Oct...and this is the first time I can... (more)
One north, one south. This is a real important spot to me, it's where I discovered for the very first time the Orlando-area train action in 1983 when we moved up from Pinellas County. If this sp... (more)
The NS Geometry heads north towards Jacksonville as it crosses the Crane Creek Bridge in downtown Melbourne. To see a Norfolk Southern pool power unit on the FEC is rare these days, to see two on... (more)
A CSX phosphate train heads southbound through Plant City, FL on it`s way to Tampa.
Shortly after a manifest freight, headed northbound, cleared the diamonds, a signal went green for a southbound. A few minutes later an empty coal, with an ES44AH in the lead, raced through Plant ... (more)
FEC Geometry train making it's annual appearance.
FEC 107 with three motors.
Big Champ Little Champ leading 226 this morning.
FEC 218 now runs later than it used to essentially running in 224's space that was annulled on July 3rd.
Originally L&N, ex SBD an early repaint that has had a rough life already.