FEC 905 heads for Bowden after working points south.
The 905 did the New Smyrna haul which sometimes brings some unusual lashups as power is ferried back to Bowden from the shops.
FEC 905 returns north light, the 411 now the oldest motor on the railway is 50 years old and still working hard.
905 comes north through a tropical deluge as a thundery shower drops about 2" per hour rainfall. In 20 minutes 0.50" of rain fell. On occasion 905 makes a trip south to work customers near Ormond.
Sometimes 905 ferries up power from New Smyrna Shops yielding all sorts of weird lashups like this one.
After dropping loads for NASA at the Jay Jay interchange, this extra stopped in NSB to pick up a couple more motors and a bunch of cars for Jax. Very, very rarely does UP power wander this far so... (more)
Local 905 rumbles south after waiting for MOW to clear
FEC 905 with the current oldest motor on the railway leads 905 out of Dorena after being overtaken by 101.
Train NASA12 hauls a total of 12 rocket booster segments to Jay Jay for interchange to the NASA railroad. There are ten smaller boosters for the NASA Artemis project, while the 2 larger reefer bo... (more)
A different view of NASA 12 departing Bowden Yard with the first rocket booster train since May 27th 2010. This was also the first time in my memory of seeing UP run through power on the FEC,
Having dropped off the rocket cars at the small Cape Canaveral yard near Titusville for NASA, FEC 411 leads UP 7382 and UP 7527 north towards New Smyrna Beach. There the locomotives will pick up a... (more)
The road to space is a railroad, the first rocket booster train in about 10 years heads for the Cape. These are for Artemis flight test mission around the Moon.
The oldest motor in the fleet rides solo toward New Smyrna Beach.
After Irma The FEC gets into the swing of things on the 2nd day of operations with a fleet of southbound extras include the 900.