Exactly at 2:50 pm as the horrors began to unfold in my hometown of Boston I captured 101 in Bunnell. The 3rd motor is 703 the 2nd motor to get the retro repaint.
Myself and Railpictures.net contributor Maryann Norvik were guests aboard an FEC special today. Taken with permission.
FEC 703, the 2nd repaint into the "Champion" paint scheme slowly works to the shops after helping bring 224 into the yard. This scheme is now the official livery of the FEC.
FEC 224 arrives in Bowden Yard with the assistance of FEC 703 the 2nd motor to receive the "new old" paint scheme that will be applied to all FEC motors over time.
Happy Easter with an Easter egg colored lashup! The mighty 101 heads south on an 80 degree day in northeast Florida.
FEC 714 the first motor to wear the "new - old" paint scheme which is now the official livery of the FEC once again. The 703 has just come home, 713 is next and then 716. 436 and 425 are after.
It's good Friday but not a great Friday as the newest repaint 703 was expected, but 714 showed up instead. Now the official FEC scheme once again, The 703 is back, 713, 716 are coming and 425 and ... (more)
It's a cool morning as 224 reflects in the tidewater.
A rare look inside Hialeah yard reveals a catch of FEC 965 returning after some local work. Taken with permission, (thanks FEC!)
Very rare passenger special leaves Bayside on the Port of Miami spur bound for Ft. Lauderdale to drop off FDOT officials who are getting a look at port access improvements.
Very rare passenger special seen on the Port of Miami spur with the tropical blue green waters of Biscayne Bay in the background. Officials are getting a look at improved port access.
Very rare passenger special bound for the Port of Miami spur seen in Hialeah Yard. Taken with permission from the yard tower. Look close you can see MDTA's facility in the distance.
Very rare passenger special on the Port of Miami spur waits for state FDOT officials who were checking out FEC's progress on restoring rail service to the Port of Miami.
FEC 335's power works the yard after bringing rock empties to Medley. Note the solar panels in the modern FEC yard.
FEC 202 rolls across the Stuart Bridge in a very brief but lucky spell of sunshine on a warm evening.