A look at the Florida East Coast Railway's New Smyrna Beach locomotive shops at sunset. The string of SD40-2s in the FEC's UP paint scheme are currently in storage. Behind the shop, a GP38-2 in th... (more)
FEC 710 leads a northbound Hialeah to Bowden intermodal over the San Sebastian River bridge in St. Augustine, FL
FEC SD40-2s 710 and 709 head back to the yard at Hialeah from the Port of Miami, light power, unfortunately! They're seen here banging across the diamond with CSXT's Miami Sub at Iris.
A photo that could have been taken in 2009.
Blast from the past! FEC 226 makes its way north through St Augustine after the passing of the Christmas train with a pair of EMDs leading.
226 heads north through Stuart with a pair of SD40-2s.
You can say that the FEC is a holdout for 2nd generation EMD power. Not many places you will find SD40-2's and GP40-2's on the point of hot stack and intermodal trains. But here, you do.
FEC 226 on a warm morning in St. Augustine with famous 714 2nd motor. The yellow ex UP scheme is now endangered as all road motors will be painted like 714 over time.
A warm morning finds 226 rolling across the San Sebastian River with standard power for this train. Temperature already in the 70's by 9:00 AM.
On a humid morning, FEC train 226 lead by two back to back SD40-2's snakes through Moultrie Junction.
Famous East Coast Hogger brings two SD40-2's and train 202 into the setting sun. Very rare to get 202 in daylight here any more and the only time it happens is in the summer.
This is FEC Train 121-17 in the early morning light from the Bowden Yard in Jacksonville, across the Cypress Creek Bridge in Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Hialeah Yard.
On a warm and humid New Years Eve morning a rumble in the distance, a distant whistle, the rumble turns into a roar headlights sweep around the curve. FEC 226 shouts it's presence across a few cro... (more)
Got out of the barber shop a surprise southbound comes up, a FEC 143 toting the two company cars southward bound for points south. FEC 710 is one of the few SD40-2's with the original UP horns.