Annual northbound run of the circus train from Tampa to Orlando. The train also spent their winter break in Tampa, beginning mid-November.
Ringling's Blue Unit is one of many trains moving around Tampa this morning. It will back down the Old Main to a connector with the A-Line, headed to Orlando.
The 331 leads Q159-23 into the evening sun just west of the Berea Interlocking.
A pair of AC's pull 103 cars of mixed merchandise from Rocky Mount northbound for Philadelphia over the Roanoke River. In the foreground are the remains of the old Seaboard bridge over the river.
CSX 331 has just brought 95 mtys up from Dante all by her lonesome and now cools her heels at the West end of Shelby Yard. A pusher crews ties onto a southbound coal drag in the distance.
CSX 331 and a sister unit wraps 95 Georgia Power loads out of Leatherwood through the reverse curves and upgrade at Cressy, KY. Less than a mile ahead is the famous Red River Viaduct.