Old and the New The oldest and newest liveries to be applied to FEC motors was represented on an extra today.
FEC ran an extra ahead Tropical Storm Isaias trying to get things moved before the storm.
FEC 240 ran today... even though it is sunny, the Saharan Dust Layer was easily seen in the skies
FEC ran a 240 to help catch from the holidays as the FEC took New Years off and the rest of railroad land kept running. This made for a good shot in proper light in the pm. 4th train of the day.
Florida East Coast mixed train 240 heads north through Bunnell, FL with GECX 3000 LNG demo unit trailing.
FEC 240 with some Conrail hoppers in St. Augustine
One of the daily extras due to the curfews down south making things "almost like the old days". Prior to 2009 202 would show up near this time. These days, it's pretty rare.
An image that could have been 5-10 years ago recreates it's self with FEC 240 running with one of the ex UP SD40-2's.
Curfews in south Florida gave us a series of northbounds in Bunnell at the right time, just like the old days. Normally rare.
Bridge repair work in South Florida causing 12 hour curfews has made for some interesting trains up this way, such as 240 with two retro blues. Maryann getting her shots.
A suprise today! This showed up! FEC 240 with what appears to be cars and a locomotive that was leant to NASA.
FEC 240 with a fantastic lashup of 3 GP40's, two in the "Retro Blue" scheme lead about 11,000 ft of intermodal and autoracks northward. Every once in a while the FEC throws a surprise.
The first of the 4 trains in 2 hours arrives on a cold frosty morning in St. Augustine. Looks closely you can see 4 motors and some frost on the grass.
FEC 240 wanders through St. Augustine at first light.