FEC 109 rolls around the Deerfield Beach curve after waiting in West Palm Beach for Brightline trains to clear.
The latest FEC livery I have nick named "Gruppo Blue" on FEC motor 412 leading 905. Any rebuilds will get this. The Champ scheme is safe on the mainline motors and won't be replaced.
The mighty 905 roars past the "TARDIS" nickname of our newer 4 runner that replaced my 1995 Jeep I had for about 20 years. Now the Toyota is our new railfan vehicle.
Still a lot of EMD action on the FEC if you know where to look.
The "never know what it will have" 228 train.
Florida East Coast EMD GP40-2 No. 433, in fresh “Retro Blue” paint, rests in the railroad’s New Smyrna Beach Shop with sister locomotive No. 430 in the older blue scheme on January 10, 2015.
FEC 226 rolls across the tidewater with a friendly wave from the engineer.
FEC 438 leads the 905 back north.
FEC 101 rolls out of town in a lucky spell of sunshine.
FEC 815 leads Liquified Natural Gas car FEC 307 and FEC 812 northbound across the Crane Creek Bridge with FEC train 202 in tow.
FEC 905 with two motors heads back north through Bunnell. The two motor configuration is rare for 905 and gave me memories of FEC in the 1980's when that was common.
Florida East Coast GP40-2 905, built for the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy (CB&Q) as GP40 636, screams around the curve at Bunnell, Florida with the daily New Smyrna Beach haul. FEC 905 used to... (more)