What a difference a week makes in the weather. Last week tides and rain, this week settled and sunny as 226 makes it's normal appearance.
Storm Surge from a local nor'easter threatened the FEC mainline with water actually approaching the rails in some spots. The FEC was still operating with caution through the area.
Nor'easter conditions along with lunar tides brought a considerable storm surge and flooded St. Augustine, but FEC was able to keep running.
The famous 226 comes onto the famous bridge at St. Augustine
Nine Oh Five
Two two six rumbles through as the conductor gets some air.
FEC 905 rolling through the salt marshes. The 422 in Retro Blue, once again seems to be on this job and has been the standard motor for 905 for quite some time.
FEC 226 with dual LNG sets this morning. Someones on Mondays when there is no 202 the day before extra power gets ferried on 226.
Rolling thru St. Augustine with tide rolling in. For visitors this is an easy train to catch usually shows between 7-9 am but can be much earlier on Sundays.
On a hot morning FEC 226 rolls into St. Augustine
FEC 226 on the first day of Summer. Shots work real well form here until about August if the train gets here before 0900. A lot has changed on the FEC but 226 is still a good train to get.
FEC 226 at St. Augustine
Florida East Coast 226's conductor gets some air whilst crossing the tidewater in St. Augustine.