Trick or Treat! On Halloween we get the "treat". FEC 226 lead b a big champ and a retro blue reflecting the tidewater. On a very warm morning in St. Augustine.
CSX in Yeoman Yard, Tampa.
A new tier 4 ET44AH departs Yeoman Yard crossing the Hillsborough Canal with the hottest train on CSX.
A new tier 4 ET44AH prepares to depart CSX's Yeoman Yard with the hot juice train. This view is from the Orient Road overpass.
Two miles of train make up 101 today, heading past the thick green foliage that is sub tropical Florida. More and more UPS is showing up on 101 these days.
FEC 226 in St. Augustine, a mix of GE and EMD power.
All Aboard Florida is coming! The bold passenger train venture is requiring double tracking of the FEC West Palm to Miami. This is the first of a number of rail trains.
New York and Atlantic Railway's road switcher hustles through Floral Park. The NYA now handles all freight on the LIRR.
After overtaking a Ronkonkhoma bound M7 set, a DE30 powers a service bound for eastern Long Island. On the LIRR conductors still punch paper tickets.
A DE30 powers a service from far eastern Long Island through Floral Park. The DE30AC is a dual mode locomotive allowing services beyond the 3rd rail territory or using 3rd rail in the tunnel.
West Side Yard is used for storage of LIRR trains. However new development will cover the entire yard by 2016 making this view impossible.
Every type of passenger train on the LIRR can be seen here in this photo. Older M3's blast toward NY Penn as a DE30 set and an M7 race eastward.
One of LIRR's unique DE30's shoves commuters towards the city. The dual mode DE30 can operate on 3rd rail or diesel on the non electrified territory and branches.
M7's race each other inbound on the "route of the dashing commuter". The unique position light signals are still in use on the busy LIRR.
The New York and Atlantic's "RS40" returns west ahead of the LIRR rush hour with two GP38-2's roaring through Mineola.