Hurricane Relief! FEC in cooperation with BNSF CSX and Crowely Line are shipping relief supplies to Haiti via the Port of Miami.
FEC 101 with coal once again which is fairly rare. The coal goes to a cement plant in Miami and usually comes once a month.
FEC 101 ran with an SD40-2 "Little Champ" 2nd out not your normal consist. Usually 101 is assigned a pair of C4's
FEC 900 an extra surprised us this morning. The 709 is one of the recently reactivated SD40-2's previously in storage.
A rare late running FEC 210 gave me an opportunity to shoot this train in good light. It is exceptionally rare these days for a northbound to come through Bunnell in good light.
It's a beautiful day and FEC 101 hustles thru Bunnell with three motors. You would never knoiw a hurricane was here 2 weeks ago.
2nd LNG set now in operation. During Matthew, the storm surge covered the bridge here. Now one week later trains are now running normally even with some leftover high water.
First Trains after Hurricane Matthew. An SD40-2 lead 101 exceptionally rare these days. This was due to the GEVO's stuck down south after the hurricane.
FEC has also recently reactivated some of their older motors. The "ex UP yellow" SD40-2's were in storage since the days that the GEVO's took over.
FEC 101 with coal loads rolls into Bunnell as thunderstorms rumble in the distance. Coal comes down the FEC maybe monthly but it is rare for it to be on 101.
FEC 226 with the Breast Cancer Awareness locomotive. This is the site of where the first train depot stood in St. Augustine.
FEC 226 big champ, little champ on this beautiful morning in St. Augustine.
FEC 101 thundering through Colfax with stuff for south Florida. Famous engineer "David Shelly at the throttle.
Five on 226 this morning! Sundays of late FEC 226 has been bringing up extra power on occasion. Note the very high tide.
Through Julia! FEC 905 heads for Bowden as developing Tropical Storm Julia brings squally rains to the area. The work must get done, rain or shine.