A now rare leader of a a through freight, FEC 711 leads 224 on an unsettled morning in northeast Florida. Once the norm, now exceptionally rare to get EMD's on a thru freight.
FEC #435 one of the latest geeps to get the 1960's Retro Blue drills Bowden Yard on National Train Day 2015. The FEC is among the best top ten employers to work for in Florida.
Shots back at the marsh means Summer is almost here! FEC 226 is lead by champions, another shot I been wanting since the new motors arrived, but must wait for the light to be right.
In an uncommon move FEC 910 made a trip up to Sunbelt Chemicals at Palm Coast. Usually 910 turns at Harwood about 15 miles south. This motor one of first dynamic brake on the FEC in 1986.
Amtrak 53 races through rural Seville a few days after Amtrak's 44th birthday. After a week of unsettled weather we catch a spell of pleasant dry air, warm days and cool nights.
On Time! Amtrak 91 blasts through rural Seville Florida rushing south with Deland, Winter Park, Orlando, Lakeland, Tampa and all stops to Miami in mind.
Yet another day of tropical showers and another 101. Heavy showers were moving through the area once again ahead of a front. The MO of 101 these days is GEVO X 2
FEC 101 races out of a tropical rainshower during a period of unsettled weather across northeast Florida. Today's 101 had autos up front which is happening more and more lately.
FEC 101 rolls through a light downpour on an unsettled day in Florida. We have had spells of wet weather recently which is unusual for April.
Dave Shelly takes 101 down the siding past a work train (right behind me) on one of the first nice cloudless days we have had in a while.
Finally the sun has swung around and the weather cooperated for this shot... Two of FEC's big champs launch 226 across the Tomoka River a shot I have been wanted since the big motors arrived.
Been a while I caught FEC "Little Champs" on a mainline train. FEC Business Train 13 hustles through Bunnell heading for New Smyrna Beach and points south.
Tropical rains drench FEC 101 as they roll south at Dorena. An unsettled pattern has set up giving us rounds of rainfall some of it heavy.
Rail pictures contributor Maryann and her daughter wave at the crew of 101 in south Bunnell.
Sun angles on 101 are starting to get challenging, however we can eek out a few more shots as 101 is seen here. Very warm today temps near 85.