FEC 226 with the latest two versions of the FEC scheme rolling across the Tomoka River. The 716 is the latest repaint to arrive with 425 and 436 being next.
CSX N172 dips through the sand dunes that make up central parts of Florida. The dunes were created thousands of years ago when the ocean levels were higher.
Sun angles allow for a different look into Moultrie Junction as seen 226 on a beautiful morning in St. Augustine. Just about all Mia-Jax trains are back to a SD70/40 power mix.
CSX Q170 flashes through rural Putman County. This train will be re routed via the "S" line as of April 3rd, 2014 making freights more of a rarity for this line.
Amtrak 98 accelerates into Satsuma after a brief speed restriction due to signal issues. The piles of ties are from a track improvement project earlier this year.
Some unseasonable drier and cooler air made for a spectacular morning as 224 rolls through the salt mashes.
The rainy season has begun! FEC 210 rolls through the typical tropical downpours we get in the "sunshine state". FEC has gone back to SD70/40 combos on most through trains.
A beautiful warm tropical morning greets FEC 226. It seems we have gone back to the SD70M-2 / SD40-2 combos once again on many through freights. 226 with a CITX leader.
After cresting at Erie, 8445 west now starts rolling downhill at Jean. The train is stretching across the desert along side Las Vegas Blvd.
A DPU helps shove KG1LA over the crest of the hill at Erie on it's way into Jean and eventually to LA.
KG1LA lugs very slowly uphill, stretching through a curve at Erie. All three motors roaring, keeping the containers filled with important stuff moving toward LA.
FEC 226 with three motors on Mothers day. FEC 709 has been back from RA land for a few months now but is like a few other ex UP motors in need of a paint job.
After a stormy week the weather begins to break and just at the right time some sun shines on 226. Rainfall totals of 9-14 inches have swollen the bay even at low tide.
After 4 months of drought we got pummeled with 7 inches of rain in 12 hours. Some of those tropical downpours douse FEC 210 in Bunnell, wind whipped rain actually glancing off the train.
On a warm breezy evening, FEC 107 slides through the historic city of St. Augustine.