After running the lead up to the Port of Everglades, the FEC 703 and NS research train have backed out to the mainline and are back up to track speed as they fly under the Fort Lauderdale Internat... (more)
Was surprised by this business extra today. I missed the prized shot in Bunnell, but was lucky as a crew change happened between here and there allowing me to catch up.
3000th accepted into the database! The universe saw fit for this to happen where I starting shooting trains over 30 years ago with one of my fav FEC motors. FEC Geometry extra.
FEC Port Job
FEC ran a 141 extra today, with two EMD's leading, something fairly rare these days.
#109 now does work that former #123 did and runs on a similar schedule, often hitting the famous bridge at first light. Power arrangements on FEC have become somewhat unpredictable for the past f... (more)
Saint Augustine....Saint Catherine...it's all relative to these veteran SD40-2 in 2015. This set would make one more trip to Tampa on a K987 job before going to Winston to assist on their trains.... (more)
Saw this set sitting at Bowden Yard midday and bookmarked it....around 1800 I was clear across town on NS and I heard #107 asking for permission to leave (which usually isn't until 1900 on Saturda... (more)
Rock train off the Augusta side heads to Tampa. This train usually runs once a week and this is the second time it has shown up with FEC power since the lease began. This time, the Champion is l... (more)
Rock train off the Augusta side heads to Tampa, where cars are sometimes dispersed towards Pinellas County. The first month of FEC on CSX has been difficult to document, with unpredictable weathe... (more)
Four locomotives landed on 226 today, seen here approaching the tidewater in St. Augustine. The Champion scheme is very popular with fans.
A double rarity, FEC 226 with two champs, with a long hood forward leader and about 4-5 hours late on the normally on time FEC. Suspect one motor failed and they had to swap.
FEC 226 is lead by two champs on this spectacular morning in the Nation's oldest city.
FEC #111 leaves Bowden Yard ahead of #107 on Sunday evenings, offering a "bonus" train during the long days of the year. The train makes stops at New Smyrna Beach, Titusville and City P... (more)
121 races south through West Palm Beach.