FEC 141 AKA the Santa Train rolls into St. Augustine for it's 2nd stop of it's trip south. This years run featured a brand new out of the box GEVO leading.
FEC 224 steps across the tidewater lead by two "Little Champs". As more GE's arrive catching EMD's on a through freight will become more challenging.
The annual Christmas Train makes an appearance. These trips started in 2010 and supports the Toys for Tots program which "Santa" delivers toys at various stops.
The sun is setting on the last SD70M-2's. These and the 104 and 106 are the last ones active on the railway, the rest are sidelined.
Big Champs, Little Champ in charge of 101 today. The surge of GEVO's is notable and impressive. Inside of two weeks most trains are running with the ES44's.
Retro! The Florida East Coast Railway's Champion and Retro Blue look good together going over Spruce Creek.
The face of the new FEC, two ES44's plus a GP40-2 hustle 101 south on a cool day.
FEC 101 swings out of Bunnell with a mix of GE and EMD power. For now rainbow consists still occur.
Last few trips on 101 with these two as the now most of the SD70M-2's have become sidelined, only ones left running are the former Rail America units.
Scenes like this are getting harder to catch now with about half the thru trains with ES44C4's. Meanwhile a dual set of former Rail America's hustle through Bunnell.
FEC 210 rolls north with a combo ES44C4 / SD40-2 lashup as the GEVO's begin to slowly infiltrate the railway. The 804 was held in Miami for crew training on Tuesday.
Last time on 101! FEC 100 one of the original "Classics" leads two SD40-2's on 101, likely the last trip on this train. The GE's now taking over most trips these days.
Only a few more runs for these motors, save the retro blue 3rd out. Dave Shelly takes 101 south on a mild afternoon in Bunnell.
Golfers stop their game for a moment to admire the new toys that the FEC has. The first two ES44's bounce back to Miami once again, this time with East Coast Hogger on the 101.
A new era on the Florida East Coast as the newly arrived ES44's take 226 north for the first time. The duo has been bouncing from train to train in the past week.