Steam rises from the rails as 101 blasts through after a tropical shower. The rainy season can bring torrential downpours at any time during the day or night, but mostly in the afternoon.
FEC 224 slinks across the famous bridge in St. Augustine in this different view.
FEC 226 makes it's normal Saturday appearance. Just before the train showed a rainbow hung in the sky in the background, a real keen observer can see a faint remnant of it.
A Significant Weather Advisory was in force for strong thunderstorms when 101 made it's appearance in Bunnell. Rainfall was 2" per hour and lighting was becoming intense.
FEC 101 rolls through the intense tropical rains of a strong storm. It's the rainy season in Florida! This storm was producing 2" per hour rainfall which is common in the summer here.
An unusually late 109 provides a unique chance to capture this train in morning light, as opposed to darkness when it normally passes.
With hotshot counterpart #101 still a ways up the road running late, #202 is able to gain a good half hour and breeze thru City Point before any of the early evening shadows take over.
811 on the 111. This is the first time I have caught this train without extra power on it. Usually motors bound for New Smyrna are ferried by 111 but not this time.
While waiting for P901-20 to arrive, a set of locomotives, including a former RailAmerica/Florida East Coast SD70M-2, back towards their train at CSX's Tilford Yard. The busy Midtown skyline is se... (more)
FEC 101 sweeps across the San Sebastian river and into Moultrie Junction with two GEVO's on the point. This seems to the standard power assignment now to through trains.
Came out here to see the local train heading back to Bowden yard.
"Artwork" on the Unit Train.
FEC 226 rolls across the famous bridge in St. Augustine on a very warm and muggy morning.
FEC 224 was a bit late making for an awesome shot across the tidal marshes of St. Augustine.
An early 202 gives a rare opportunity to photograph this train in good light, once a routine thing till schedule changes in 2008.