Old and the New The oldest and newest liveries to be applied to FEC motors was represented on an extra today.
The famous 226 comes onto the famous bridge at St. Augustine
FEC 210 comes north with some unusual power for a thru train. FEC 434 is the last GP40-2 ever built and the 436 is For a Cure representing Susan Komen Foundation.
Cloud to ground and spider lightning fans out across the sky above the Florida East Coast Railway. Brand new crossing gates are being installed in Palm Bay in preparation for the second main line... (more)
20 seconds into my time exposure and this happened. A single bolt of lightning from a severe thunderstorm moving out over the Atlantic, fanned out across the entire sky. Brand new crossing gates... (more)
FEC 905 returns northward through Bunnell after working points south.
FEC 101 rolls through Bunnell
Crossing Crane Creek in Melbourne, FL is FEC train 336 led by SD40-2 714 and 716. Train 336 is loaded rock from Medley, FL to City Point, FL. The 714 is ex. CNW 6934, UP 3097 and 716 is ex. UP 343... (more)
A thunderstorm rages in the background as 905 works back north. The lightning was it's normal crazy Florida intensity but I could not land a bolt in the shot with the train.
Nine Oh Five
Two two six rumbles through as the conductor gets some air.
First train after Tropical Storm Isaias, the sun starts to shine on 141 as the storm pulls away. Two LNG sets 12k ft of train.