Q170 is a mix of loaded intermodal, empty multilevel and foreign power today. This train will soon call upon Winter Haven as its originating terminal, all intermodal ops to/from Orlando are movin... (more)
At 4:56PM, Q456 is pulling up Track One to the drawbridge leaving Rand Yard after making a setout. This used to be "North Sanford" when it was CSXT, but is in the town of Lake Monroe.
A rare patch of foreign power in the Orlando area, recalling the days when you never could tell what would be crossing this bridge with the crackle over the scanner.
Amtrak's "Silver Meteor" sports the current "Heartland Flyer" decorated locomotive for the annual "Red River Rivalry" game. Used to be able to call this spot "North Sanford"....but no more. It's... (more)
The Silver Star crosses what CFRC now more accurately calls "SJRB" with a duo of their attractive "Heritage" locomotives. Ordinarily, Silver service sees power sets rotate for up to a month, but t... (more)
SunRail test trains spent the weekend running between Sanford and Benson Junction to break in the 100 and gain 2500 test miles before pulling passengers. This view shows the upgraded bridge, whic... (more)
Empty OUC coal train....with not-so-ordinary set of power....in a heavy downpour crossing the new drawbridge, rebuilt by CFRC for the upcoming SunRail project. CFRC dispatchers assume control on ... (more)
Empty OUC coal train northbound.
Empty OUC coal train passes "SunRail" progress.
One of CSX's few 5100-series motors leads a full doublestack train past the groundwork for the new "SunRail" building which will occupy what used to be the north end of Rand Yard. (Had the 600 bl... (more)
Northbound empty OUC coal train.
James Strates Carnival train heads out of Sanford Siding. Note the new track panel, they will double track & realign the main thru here for SunRail.
While it's bright n' sunny elsewhere, a moody fog hangs over Lake Monroe & the Saint John's River as the FRA inspection heads north.
156 has been visiting Florida twice a week since late December.
For the second day in a row, #97 has something special leading. Florida has been experiencing a Heritage locomotive spree unlike any other time before...with FEC 714 running up n' down the east c... (more)