The run to Frostproof requires a runaround in Lake Wales before heading south due to the northward-facing switch on the portion of the main that is ex-SAL to the ex-ACL. This was once quite a pat... (more)
After cresting the grade out of Lake Wales, the Frostproof Turn emerges from a tree tunnel along the shore of Lake Easy.
At 17:36hrs the FECN Florida Northern local approaches Silver Springs Blvd on the historic former ACL street running portion of the line down Osceola Ave on a muggy cloudy Friday afternoon in down... (more)
Rare daylight interchange from FCEN to CSXT via CFRC heading south to Taft Yard....on a Sunday, no less.
Traffic for Lowe's and other local industries is southbound to Frostproof on the scenic Frostproof Spur.
After working the CSX interchange at Ocala, FCEN 1802 ties down on the former ACL main at the FNOR office just north of the diamond. FCEN 1802 is a former IC GP9 rebuilt to GP11 specifications.
On a gorgeous early morning in Central Florida, the CSXT A728 Wildwood local shuffles a new visitor to Wildwood Yard with former FWCR GP-18 59. The old Geep will be used in the morning shuffle bef... (more)
One of the very rare movements east of Mount Dora, wrapping up a storage move on he Sorrento Branch. This line has an uncertain future.
Florida Midland works a customer near Lake Wales. #48 was built for the Santa Fe in 1949 and got converted to a CF7 by the railroad in 1974. It was used on the Arkansas Midland and Iowa Northern b... (more)
Florida Central GP18 59 leads another FCEN unit dead in tow off the former line to Dunnellon.
No 50 stabled at Florida Central's Plymouth depot, 23 Nov 2018
Florida Midland heads for Frostproof.
The Lake Wales Switcher arrives at Frostproof, though town is not frost-proof. Here gates must be opened to roll thru an old orange plant to reach the end of the line few blocks behind us.