The Train Gods Giveth The sun came out for a short spell just as this rare 12 hour late train 212 rolled through Bunnell in PM light, a very rare thing these days.
It is a beautiful fall morning as FEC 100 leads train 210 northbound across the Crane Creek Bridge. With new GEs in final production, these SD70M-2s on the FEC will soon be a think of the past.
For just over a year, the chances of hotshot #101 having a trio of SD40-2 was always pretty good, something we will not forget in the coming months.....
The era of the SD70M-2 is coming to a strong finish as two hustle 101 south on a warm day.
FEC 713 spooks an American Egret as 226 rumbles onto the bridge. Fans of the Champion scheme will be happy to know that all ES44C4's that are coming will wear those colors.
Two big M's and an SD40-2 lead 101 through Colfax on a pleasant afternoon. The first 3 of the 24 GE's that will replace these motors are expected during the first week of November.
FEC 226 rolls across the famous bridge in St. Augustine with four motors, including one of the new retro blues, #434, 4th out. The 434 was the last GP40-2 ever built by EMD.
Dual classics on today's 101 thunder through the forests west of Palm Coast. Business has picked up as autoracks are now a common feature on this train.
FEC 226 is lead by two champs on this spectacular morning in the Nation's oldest city.
FEC 101 sweeps around the south Bunnell curve with a lashup of EMD power.
FEC 402 returning delivers a gondola to the Bunnell Team Track....something that happens on a few times a year.
FEC 101 with over 13,000 ft of train through Colfax on a spectacular day. Dual set of Rail America SD70M-2's, that are short time on the FEC.
FEC work train toting an undercutter southward through Palm Coast. The FEC is very intense in making sure their right of way is in top shape.
FEC 101 rounds the bend with famous Dave Shelly at the throttle. With in 2 months GE's will be in charge, happily in the Champion scheme.