FEC 218 cruises north through the Saint Augustine Marsh just prior to dawn on a beautiful morning in Florida.
Bridges are synonymous with the FEC and Stuart is by far my favorite. FEC is still a pioneer in railroading, being the only railroad to successfully utilize LNG as a diesel fuel.
FEC 101 drags a little champ along for the ride.
Rolling southward, FEC 101 approaches Bunnell on a very warm election day. Many have voted the "Champion" livery as one of the prettiest out there but there are others the I think can compete.
Brand new Florida East Coast GE ES44C4 Nos. 818, 800 and 809 powering train No. 101 zip over Spruce Creek just south of Port Orange, Florida, on January 13, 2015.
818 & 820 cross Cypress Creek, Fort Lauderdale whilst hauling FEC121-20 from Bowden Yard to Hialeah, 21 Nov 2017
FEC 101 splits Bunnell on a warm tropical afternoon....the LNG fuel sets are now commonplace.
FEC 101 at Colfax.
Irma Recovery The FEC continues to bounce back after Irma, today's 101 featured 12,000 ft(!). Extras and massive freights have been running to make up for the disruption last week.
Due to a derailment on NS the day before, FEC had to play catch up with this mid day extra today.
FEC 109 running unusually late this morning giving me a rare chance to shoot this train in daylight.
FEC 101 on a cool day.
FEC 101 rolling through a bit early allowing me to nail this shot before the shadows creep in.
FEC 218 weaving through St. Augustine. 218 is a Ft. Lauderdale - Jax train that runs daily but Sunday. This was train #2 of the parade this morning.
FEC train 202 rolls north through Jupiter, FL with a little bit of everything the FEC roster has to offer (except for the rare GP38-2/3).