The Auto Train passes through central Florida. I find it odd that Amtrak's longest (and reportedly most profitable) trains is assigned the oldest road power on the roster, with this particular tr... (more)
The southbound Silver Meteor heads south among piles of ties. Second unit is Amtrak 189 with "The Big game" decal on it's flanks.
Amtrak 98 accelerates into Satsuma after a brief speed restriction due to signal issues. The piles of ties are from a track improvement project earlier this year.
A work train is caught in Satsuma on this 75 degree day in rural Putnam County. The train is destined for the Crescent City area to deliver new cross ties.
AT Satsuma OUCX Coal empties is captured heading north with SD70MAC leader pretty unusual for anything EMD to turn up on the A line especially on a coal train. Freights on the A line are scarce.
The Silver Star slides through Satsuma in rural Putnam county on the seldom photographed A line. The Star had just left Palatka and hustles southward.
CSX Q455 on the "A" line climbing out of the St. Johns River Valley. This train now usually passed through in the darkness. Freights on the A line are scarce in daylight.