Local 920 makes runs down south of Fort Pierce Tuesday & Thursday, today running ahead of #109.
FEC local 920 arrives in Melbourne from Ft. Pierce with a loaded rock train for the local CEMEX facility a few miles ahead. The engineer is sounding the horn for the E. Melbourne Ave crossing jus... (more)
123 is always a gamble but 920 on Tue and Thu is a solid bet for the Stuart AM bridge shot. One of FEC's new retro blues leads this short train.
The Northbound #920 scoots North over the Eau Gallie River with the former Milwaukee Road #186 on the point.
The northbound Pineda Turn rolls across the Eau Gallie River trestle with loaded rock hoppers for CEMEX in Melbourne. The train will eventually return south to Fort Pierce after swapping loads fo... (more)
FEC local train #920 heads south at Stuart behind classic FEC power. While the road trains may now be the domain of GEVOs, locals and yard jobs will continue to look like the FEC of old.
The Pineda Turn rolls north across the Cane Creek Trestle with a cut of rock hoppers on a quiet Monday morning. This section of the FEC is typically quiet during midday hours; locals such as this... (more)
It is hot, humid, and sunny in Florida these days, and the crew on the local 920 switch job have found an interesting way to keep the very bright sunlight out of the cab of the 432. A campaign si... (more)
Running long hood forward, FEC 436, with the special Breast Cancer Awareness paint scheme, heads south towards Fort Pierce with rock and intermodal cars in tow.
FEC 436, with the special Breast Cancer Awareness paint scheme, rolls north across the Crane Creek bridge near downtown Melbourne.
Close encounter! FEC 427 was racing north through the siding at Gifford when this FEC track maintenance truck on the main line suddenly appeared in my camera viewfinder.
FEC train 920 races over a small bridge north of Gifford Siding.
FEC 415 leads a mixed freight south across the Crane Creek Bridge in Melbourne as a "cold front" moves into the area.
FEC train 920 heads north across the Crane Creek Bridge with a long string of rock cars.
One of FEC's Ft. Pierce based locals arrives in Stuart to switch the Rinker cement plant.