101 with two Champs on the point. Occasionally the solid set of SD40-2's turn up on this train and when you get 2 or 3 champs together is when the train gods are generous.
FEC 141 rolls in right behind 123 on a busy morning in Stuart. Business on the FEC appears to be picking up. FEC 708 and 709 in sequence.
An orange line southbound service rolls over traffic approaching Dadeland North.
MDT green line train departs Vizcaya northbound for downtown Miami and eventually Palmetto. These Budd cars have served the system since 1984, replacements due 2015-17.
Rails over Miami...a MDTA train soars over expressways and off ramps, departing downtown for Dadeland South. This is the highest bridge on the system.
Over the Miami River. Metrorail passes high over the river where the FEC line once had a drawbridge. Metrorail was 30 years old as of May 20th, 2014.
A southbound train blasts out of skyscraper canyons of downtown Miami. The route is elevated most of the way except for a few small sections at ground level.
Where the FEC once ran to Key West, Metrorail runs above today. The system has recent added a line to the airport and new stock is coming soon.
Green line train departs South Miami station bound for Dadeland south. These cars have rolled on the system for 30 years and were among the last built by Budd. Replacements arrive in 2015.
It's so Miami! An Orange Line train bound for the new airport extension departs tropical destination of Vizcaya. These cars will be replaced by new stock from AnsaldoBreda 2015-2017.
A metrorail train rushes out of Government Center. The area on the right is the planned site for the terminal of the FEC's All Aboard Florida project. These cars are due to be replaced in 2016.
FEC 123 catches an incredibly lucky sliver of sunlight that managed to squeeze through a a tropical shower just off shore. The other part of luck was a champ on the point of this short train.
A late FEC 210 gave us a very lucky shot of catching this train as it usually rolls through here before sunrise.
FEC 226 with a rainbow of power on a muggy morning in St. Augustine. Pretty rare to have rock on this train.
FEC 226 reflects on the tidewater in St. Augustine. The time is growing short for the big M's as the first GEVO's should begin to filter in within a month or so.