It was a wet and unsettled thanksgiving in Florida with about 4-5 inches of rain falling inside of 24 hours. Here FEC 210 blasts through the thundery downpour.
FEC 210 hustles through a heavy downpour, caused by a weather system in the gulf. In the past two days we have gone from drought to wet with 2-4" of rain reported.
FEC Train 210 heads Northbound towards Jacksonville, FL. As they get ready to cross the San Sebastian River in St. Augustine, FL.
FEC 810 on 210.
FEC 704 leads two other SD40-2s north across the Crane Creek bridge in downtown Melbourne. It is rare now to see a solid set of three EMD SD40-2s leading a high priority train on the FEC.
FEC 210 was usually late by about 6 hours giving us a chance to shoot this train in good light with an SD40-2 Little Champ leader.
FEC 210 pounds through a squally downpour from an ocean storm. Four motors on 210 today.
FEC 210 arrives into Bunnell a few hours late. There has been manifest on the head end of 210 as of late, something not commonly seen before.
FEC 210 on a foggy Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve FEC 210 swings around a curve into the Nation's oldest city on a mild morning.
FEC 210 has been running earlier these day, seen here with the LNG tender. A contrast from 226 that had an EMD lashup.
FEC 210 the 4th train in the parade lead by SD40-2 #715 which was the grand finale in the 4 train parade.
A rare late running FEC 210 gave me an opportunity to shoot this train in good light. It is exceptionally rare these days for a northbound to come through Bunnell in good light.
FEC 210 running about 2-3 hours late splits through Bunnell helping bring some UPS and other stuff northward. Very rare for anything on the FEC to be late.
FEC 210 was late again, exceptionally rare. But it gave us an opportunity to catch this train in favorable light on Thanksgiving, a shot that was routine here prior to the 2009 schedule changes.