You can say that the FEC is a holdout for 2nd generation EMD power. Not many places you will find SD40-2's and GP40-2's on the point of hot stack and intermodal trains. But here, you do.
FEC 226 on a warm morning in St. Augustine with famous 714 2nd motor. The yellow ex UP scheme is now endangered as all road motors will be painted like 714 over time.
A warm morning finds 226 rolling across the San Sebastian River with standard power for this train. Temperature already in the 70's by 9:00 AM.
On a humid morning, FEC train 226 lead by two back to back SD40-2's snakes through Moultrie Junction.
Famous East Coast Hogger brings two SD40-2's and train 202 into the setting sun. Very rare to get 202 in daylight here any more and the only time it happens is in the summer.
This is FEC Train 121-17 in the early morning light from the Bowden Yard in Jacksonville, across the Cypress Creek Bridge in Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Hialeah Yard.
On a warm and humid New Years Eve morning a rumble in the distance, a distant whistle, the rumble turns into a roar headlights sweep around the curve. FEC 226 shouts it's presence across a few cro... (more)
Got out of the barber shop a surprise southbound comes up, a FEC 143 toting the two company cars southward bound for points south. FEC 710 is one of the few SD40-2's with the original UP horns.
FEC 224 meets the sunrise on a warm morning in May.
Hotshot #101 goes "old school" with the best-looking SD40-2 in the fleet on the point. Trailing unit tested on FEC as EMD 75 in 2005.
FEC 101 hustles through Colfax on time.
A very rare move and the first time a Rail America or any SD70M-2 has ever been on a passenger extra on the FEC. NS and FEC officials took a ride down to Titusville and back today. Thanks goes to ... (more)
710 is about the best looking SD40-2 in the fleet with its lighter shade of grey trim. After spending a solid month in trailing service, the new SD70's may now be ready to lead again.