The first steam powered train to Eustis Florida since the 1950's departs Tavares as Maryann and Julie get their pictures. This was the first of many trips to come using rebuilt tracks in the area.
The first steam powered train to Eustis Florida since the 1950's, prepares to depart the newly rebuilt Tavares depot.
FEC 101 lead by a combination of Champion and Susan Komen schemed motors, first time that has happened on this train, heading south on a mild unsettled day.
FEC 101 slices through Bunnell lead by FEC 107. The 107 was sidelined for a while due to a mechanical problem but now is back on the road, at least until the GEVO's arrive at year's end.
FEC 101 rumbles through the jungle west of Palm Coast with 709 leading 2 Champs. Tight shot only works mid Fall or Early Spring.
FEC 101 has a speed restriction allowing us to catch the train again in Bunnell. Look closely and you can see Maryann waving at the train.
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.
Maryann gets her shots of a Sunrail Test Train rolling through Lake Mary. Sunrail has been running test trains consistently with a soft opening set for April 15 and the grand opening May 1.
Sunrail test train departs Lake Mary station as RP Contributor Maryann Pickering gets her shots. This is how we started our mini Honeymoon. Sunrail's public opening is May 1st.
Here comes Sunrail! The much anticipated commuter rail system has been running test trains on practice schedules, will have a soft opening in mid April and then "open" May 1.
Champion FEC 703, leads train 226 through the nation's oldest city on a spectacular morning.
The big M's still roll at least to year's end, seen here on 101.
CSX Q170 a train that no longer runs this way. Q170 was re routed via the S line, out of the new CSX Intermodal yard near Winter Haven effective April 3rd.
Sunrail motor #104 is delivered by CSX this afternoon. The new Sunrail commuter trains are testing with the system will opening to the public on 5/1/2014.
Auto train weaves out of the rebuilt Rand Yard now home of Sunrail.