A local switcher approaches a stretch of Street running in downtown Ocala with a CF7 in charge of today's train.
FCEN 50 pushes passed a small palm tree and departs to perform it`s morning operations, while FCEN 59 sits idly in the background awaiting it`s next assignment.
Currently operating on sister road Florida Northern, FCEN 50 leads a street running move up Osceola Street. Here it rolls through a four way intersection on it`s way out of town on a warm Florida ... (more)
A Florida Northern CF7 heads through downtown Ocala performing, what I believe to be, the coolest operation in Florida. Every so often FNRR runs a short train through town on Osceola street, and o... (more)
After having picked up it`s load FCEN 50 prepares to depart the yard in Ocala and perform it`s morning operations.
The early morning sunlight illuminates the nose of the Florida Northern GP18 as it sits in the Ocala locomotive yard. (Andrew Whitman photo)
A Florida Northern CF7 runs down the streets of Ocala with a lone tankcar in tow.
Florida Central GP9 No. 60 heads back to the yard in Ocala after switching a customer on the west side of town on the Florida Northern. Spanish moss makes for a nice backdrop.
A red signal signal on the Florida Northern protects the diamond with the CSX in Ocala, Florida. The station was built in 1917 by the Seaboard Air Line and the Atlantic Coast Line. The ACL track i... (more)
Florida Central CF7 53 running on the former Atlantic Coast Line's Gainesville to Brooksville mainline which is now operated by the shortline Florida Northern Railroad. The locomotive is crossing ... (more)
Florida Central CF7 53 running on the former Atlantic Coast Line's Gainesville to Brooksville mainline which is now operated by the shortline Florida Northern Railroad. There is about a mile of st... (more)
Florida Northern CF7 #50 in Ocala, March 1991.
Florida Nothern CF7 #50 leads a short train at Ocala, FL in April 1989.
It's 11:25pm, and all is quiet in downtown Newberry. The "Panthers" watertower glows above both of Florida Northern's engines tied up here tonight, FCEN 47 and FMID 65.