New siding at Saint Catherine features concrete ties...and today, some borrowed FEC power.
Martin Marietta rock train for Mulberry has just met Q652 passing on track one to the left. Track two used to be the siding, but recent track improvements have extended the former Vitis siding an... (more)
Martin Marietta rock train for Mulberry leaves the A-Line for the BV Main.
Toto, I get the feeling we're not on the East Coast anymore....
Junction City-Mulberry rock train for Martin Marietta passes the yard in Wildwood. 710 used to be one of the cleanest repaints on FEC and also is one of the units that didn't have the traditional ... (more)
Now we're cooking with gas....! Have been wanting this angle since the FEC units came on board. This elusive shot finally came together with a loaded Martin Marietta rock train from Junction City ... (more)
From the never-ending backlog of shots I've been meaning to post. Here's the funny thing about this shot....nearly a year later, this same trio of engines is sitting at Junction City, GA waiting ... (more)
226 heads north through Stuart with a pair of SD40-2s.
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.