A different view of NASA 12 departing Bowden Yard with the first rocket booster train since May 27th 2010. This was also the first time in my memory of seeing UP run through power on the FEC,
The road to space is a railroad, the first rocket booster train in about 10 years heads for the Cape. These are for Artemis flight test mission around the Moon.
FEC train 101, led by 817, pulls out of Bowden yard in Jacksonville and begins the trip down to Miami.
FEC 413 sits on a spur track near the diesel service area in Bowden Yard. Photo taken with permission.
As the tail end of FEC train 210 enters Bowden yard, FEC train 101, led by 817, pulls out of the yard and begins the trip down to Miami.
East Coast Hogger has his headlights on as 101 prepares to depart the busy Bowden yard.
Ready, set, GO! FEC 101 on the left preps for departure as FEC 107 works the yard on the right. Cool birthday present for me!
I did not like this angle my husband encouraged me to take this shot anyway. Retro blue.
This is 226 getting into Bowden Yard
FEC #435 one of the latest geeps to get the 1960's Retro Blue drills Bowden Yard on National Train Day 2015. The FEC is among the best top ten employers to work for in Florida.
Departure! 101 lumbers out of Bowden yard starting the daily journey southward toward Miami. Today's 101 had about 9600 ft.
FEC 226's power heads for the barn.
FEC 226 reverses in Bowden yard to set out some of it's train.
...and the Florida East Coast was changed forever. One of many new GE ES44C4 locomotives that now belong to the FEC. Some may not be a fan of the new motive power, but no one can argue about the... (more)