On a foggy Christmas Eve FEC 226 crosses the tidewater in St. Augustine. The Florida white Christmas usually means fog.
On Christmas Eve FEC 210 swings around a curve into the Nation's oldest city on a mild morning.
FEC 210 has been running earlier these day, seen here with the LNG tender. A contrast from 226 that had an EMD lashup.
FEC 226 lead by a solid EMD lashup an image that could have been easily taken 3 years ago, however these days fairly rare. But it happens once in a while.
Exceptionally rare for a single GEVO to lead a train on the FEC. This was the Monday only 228 on a foggy morning in the Nation's Oldest City.
You know it's Christmas in Florida when the FEC Christmas train arrives! Here attendees get a close look at the big ES44C4 as others in the background meet "Santa"
FEC 210 the 4th train in the parade lead by SD40-2 #715 which was the grand finale in the 4 train parade.
FEC 226 the 3rd train in the 4 train parade this morning with two GEVO's on the point.
FEC 218 weaving through St. Augustine. 218 is a Ft. Lauderdale - Jax train that runs daily but Sunday. This was train #2 of the parade this morning.
A rare late running 222 rolls thru St. Augustine at first light the first of a 4 train parade. The 222 is usually through here before sunrise though sometimes can be late.
FEC 226 swings through St. Augustine with 5 motors (you have to look hard to see the additional 2 behind the LNG). Note the little buoy on the ballast leftover from Hurricane Matthew.
FEC 226 rolls across the high water in St. Augustine with one of the LNG sets. The oxidation of the rails from them being submerged in Matthew the month before is still evident.
The FEC local stops on the spur in St. Augustine to let the conductor walk back to the GP40-2 after cutting cars.
The FEC local crosses the St. Augustine bridge on a nice, clear day.
2nd LNG set now in operation. During Matthew, the storm surge covered the bridge here. Now one week later trains are now running normally even with some leftover high water.