NS 229 crossing the St Johns River on its way from Simpson Yard to Florida East Coast's Bowden Yard
A lone CSX square cab rebuild heads back to Moncrief Yard after dropping off cars at Conrad Yelvington's facility.
Solid rocket booster shipment to NASA for "Artemis II" has taken about 24 hours to travel from the GA/AL state line to Jacksonville, largely due to speed restrictions, but FEC likely wou... (more)
NASA rocket boosters for Artemis II have traveled across the country via UP & NS, now on the final stretch. NS had delivered the train at sunrise and FEC was ready to take them south without much... (more)
With CSXT's "Heritage" program in full swing, it is pretty easy to find at least one of these locomotives near Jacksonville every day. On this particular day, 1982 is leaving the locomo... (more)
One of the better photo spots around Jax, there is usually a local or two to catch in daylight.
About as far Southeast as these Western locomotives will ever travel, NS train 287 pulls from FEC Bowden Yard. The power will wye at NS Simpson Yard & blockswap before departing on the long trip ... (more)
Technically, this train could just head out of "Jax Ramp" from the other end and be directly on the A-Line, but this routing is generally reserved for inbound trains from the north or Mo... (more)
FEC 711 posing in front of the General Office Building at Bowden Yard wearing its champion pain scheme. Built in 1980, 711 was built for Union Pacific as UP 3703
NS 8037 and UP 8170 lead a long doublestack train across the Saint Johns River bridge in downtown Jacksonville. This train is destined for the Florida East Coast Bowden yard.
NS 4318 brings a short string of doublestack and intermodal cars south across the Saint Johns River bridge and towards the Florida East Coast Bowden yard.
CSX 4043 is running long hood forward as it brings a long string of doublestack and intermodal cars south across the Saint Johns River bridge and towards the Florida East Coast Bowden yard.
Having delivered a train to the Florida East Coast Bowden yard, UP 3827 and UP 5521 will later take a train back to the Norfolk Southern Simpson yard in Jacksonville. Photo taken with permission.
Union Pacific 5374 leads three more UP engines, including newly painted UP 6500, and an NS unit across the St. John River bridge near downtown Jacksonville. The train has left the FEC Bowden yard... (more)
"Past & Present Rail of Jacksonville"
A Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) "Skyway" Monorail train nears the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla in Downtow... (more)