FEC 101 through a tropical deluge. Heavy rains associated with a system in the gulf doused the area today. EMD's on priority trains likely will be a thing of the past by this time next year.
In a driving rain, FEC 101 thunders south out of Bunnell. While the north sees the snow, we see rain like no where else in the USA, sometimes coming down 2-4 inches per hour.
Kicking up some dust, FEC 101 rolls through an area where MOW work is being done. The FEC is a first class operation with highly maintained track and equipment.
On a warm day with temperatures flirting with 80 degrees, FEC 101 hustles southward with two Champions leading.
Northern locations have legendary snows...we get legendary rains. Severe storms are winding down as three Champions roll through the leftover rains in Bunnell.
FEC 101 with three Champions hustles through Bunnell. For FECRS member Anita Caboose who's birthday is today!
Railpictures.net contributor Maryann Norvik exchanges waves with "East Coast Hogger" as he lugs 12,950ft of train southbound.
FEC 905 trundles through St. Augustine heading for the Wilbur Wright Lead.
FEC 226 reflects the tidewater on this beautiful morning in St. Augustine. EMD's are endangered on through trains as 24 GE's are coming by years end.
Jackpot! FEC 224 combined with 212 made for an impressive lashup up this morning, completely unexpected. Every EMD model on the FEC is represented here.
FEC 141 leaps across Spruce Creek, a shot I have wanted with the SD40-2 Champs, finally worked out.
FEC 141 with two Champs, sweeps around the curve in St. Augustine on a beautiful afternoon. Today 101 ran as a 141 as they left earlier than normal to accommodate UPS.
FEC 226 with two Champions rolls across the tidewater in the Nation's Oldest City. Get your shots now, the GE's are coming.
A bit more time on the big M's on the FEC, as 8 GEVO demos are apparently not coming. But the 24 new GE's still are. But for now they earn their keep, more rock on 101 again.
How long will 2nd generation power be found on priority trains? Maybe not much longer as new ES44C4's are coming. But for now you can get shots like this on a cool windy morning.