East Coast Hogger exchanges waves with rp.net contributor Maryann Pickering (my wife now!) with three Champs on 101. Student engineer at the throttle hustles 6500 ft of stuff southward.
The big M's still roll at least to year's end, seen here on 101.
EMD POWER! Well at least till the end of the year, today's 101 ran with an SD40-2 with 2 GP40-2's, including the 434, the last 40-2 ever made. Breezy warm 84 degree day at Colfax.
FEC 101 roars into Colfax as famous East Coast Hogger exchanges waves with RP.Net contributor Maryann Norvik.
The big M-2's on the FEC, they have gotten a bit of a reprieve as expected GE Demos may not get here at all, but the new 24 GE's are still coming by years end. 101 had rock again.
FEC 101 thunders through Colfax with one of FEC's 7 Champions leading near 2 miles of train. It's a spectacular day in northeast Florida.
FEC 101 rumbles through with 3 EMD's. The GEVO demonstrators may not get here to April giving the big M-2's a bit more time on the railway. They however will be the first to go.
FEC 905 with a GP40-2, likely the breed of EMD that will continue to work for the FEC for the foreseeable future as the through trains will get the GE's but locals will continue EMD powered.
12,950 ft! I took this I the same day I got my marriage license!
Railpictures.net contributor Maryann Norvik exchanges waves with "East Coast Hogger" as he lugs 12,950ft of train southbound.
FEC 101 lead by two beautiful champions rushes through Colfax on a mild day. The GEVO's that will take over most of the FEC's trains later this year will will also wear this scheme.
FEC 101 crests the hill at Colfax on an 80 degree day. EMD's on through trains may be a thing of the past by this time next year as 24 ES44C4's are on the way.
GET YOUR EMD SHOTS! Yes the EMD's days on thru trains are numbered as GE power is coming. 24 new ES44C4's are on order in the Champion scheme due by years end.