Brightline stands ready. We got a behind the scenes tour with the FEC society where we toured the trains and facility. This private venture starts operations over the winter.
One of the former NS motors leads Tri Rail P623 south as RP contributor Maryann gets her shots. There are only a handful of these motors on Tri Rail with most trains powered by Brookville.
Tri Rail arrives in West Palm Beach. Love the tropical livery on the new motors.
FEC 109 rolls under a rainbow as tropical showers move ashore.
FEC 101 rolls through Bunnell, as the FEC continues to bounce back from Irma.
Irma Recovery The FEC continues to bounce back after Irma, today's 101 featured 12,000 ft(!). Extras and massive freights have been running to make up for the disruption last week.
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.
As Florida readies for possible impacts from Irma, the FEC gets another day in of work at least before they have to start shutting down on 9/7
FEC 101 blasts through a downpour from a developing tropical cyclone off shore.
Heading back for Gluck, the Anderson Job passes Orr Mill Park.
The Anderson Job is downtown for interchange with the NS on Eclipse Day.
The Anderson job creeps into downtown for interchange with the NS on Eclipse Day.
The Anderson job begins to interchange in downtown on Eclipse Day in the Electric City. I had not seen a working U18B since 1997 watching and hearing these brought back memories.
The Anderson job wanders north toward the interchange on Eclipse Day. We came for the Eclipse and also knocked Pickens Railway off of our list. I think these are the last U18B's left.
FEC 226 wanders through St. Augustine with some power balancing in the lashup.