There are always good reasons to visit the rail scene in Jacksonville, but this is about as good as any of the reasons I originally planned to come up today. Y108 and assorted other CSX jobs are ... (more)
Royal Canadian Rockies Experience special westbound.
Second geometry train of the day in the area, CSXT had sent theirs south on the A-Line a few hours earlier.
CSXT sent their geometry train south on the A-Line and at the same time, FEC is running NS's north out of Miami. Is it me, or does 6025 looked a little freckled?
These units seemed to retain their CSXT identities, even at this stage: 4280 became RoadMate 2355 and 4289 to 2356. Respectively, ex-C&O 3900 and 3909.
Progress Rail had just started using the former ACL mainline out towards Pearson to store their large collection of locomotives, most of which were kept in Waresboro...BUT...it was common to find ... (more)
Annual return of Ringling Brothers Red Unit with power from that other outfit in Jax, still sounding very much like it did on ConRail :-) This year marks the first time Ringling will "winter&... (more)
Annual return of Ringling Brothers Red Unit with power from that other outfit in Jax :-) This year marks the first time Ringling will "winter" at their new facility in Palmetto instead o... (more)
Former NS go-to power is now being dismantled at the end of the line.
One of many annual fall fairs is taking place behind Q170 as it squeals off the Carters Sub headed northward to Jacksonville.