Amtrak Heritage leads 98 through Florida. This is the first time in a long while, if ever that we had two heritage motors on the Meteor.
A rare treat, only for about 30 minutes a day does this old SW9 creep out of the massive paper mill in Palatka. It usually comes to the large, but near empty yard, drops off a few card, then take... (more)
The southbound Silver Star makes a stop in the small town of Palatka.
It was a great day to photograph the morning Amtraks when between them, THIS showed up! Had not seen this trainset in a while with 3 motors to boot. Rolling past Palatka Amtrak.
A small group of railfans wave at 97 as they arrive in Palatka on a fantastic morning.
Leftover clouds from the ocean storm the day before clear just in time as 91 departs Palatka.
A southbound OCS passes the Atlantic Coast Line era signal by the Paltaka Passenger station, some 698 miles south of Richmond, Virginia (Milepost 0).
The Auto Train heads south over the St John's River in a view only possible from a boat.
A summer storm is tapering off to moderate rain as 184 leads Amtrak 98. Been trying for 2 years to get a good shot of this motor, finally did it. Big thanks to fans down south for h/u.
Amtrak 65 brings the Silver Meteor to a stop at the Palatka, FL, station on "Black Friday".
He liked my hat! Breakman of RSSX 101 points to his hardhat telling me he likes my pinstripe engineer hat I was wearing. Very friendly crew. RSSX does the switching for the large GP Mill in Palatk... (more)
RSSX 101 totes some cars around the small yard at the Georgia Pacific Mill in Palatka on a warm and humid day. The GP mill is massive the size of a small town but rail operations are sporadic.
The friendly crew of RSSX 101 gently rolls up to a string of cars at the GP Mill in Palatka. Got real lucky catching them as this is a large but sporadic operation.
An SW 900 owned by Rail Serve waits for a crew member to open the gate at the massive Georgia Pacific plant in Palatka. This yard was once worked by NS & CSX is now worked by locally.