Very unusual in two aspects, odd lashup of power and running 8 hours late. It did make for a good birthday present, though I hate for the trains to be late, which is very rare on the FEC.
Following, 109 FEC 920 works south. This local works Mon - Fri with Tue / Thu trips south of Ft. Pierce and northward the other three days.
Rain is falling as work train W031-19 passes through Murfreesboro on its way south.
With about 5 minutes of evening sunlight left, BNSF 1933 (SD40-2) heads from the Denver Yard to the engine servicing facility.
"Squeezing into Dover"
Cane 1 rumbles through downtown Clewiston as smoke rises from cane fields being set alight in the distance. The burning of cane fields is part of the harvesting process.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns to be made ready for harvest.
Cane 1 brings loads back toward the mills in Clewiston. Note the "LED" headlamps. Sugar season runs to April and the "giant model railway" will be in action through then.
Not a bad way to start a New Year and new century. Three EMD GP engines from three different railroads. Photo taken with permission.
Rio Grande 3116 sits among a wide variety of color at the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Pool power was common on the former Southern Pacific Sunset Route. Photo taken with permission.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns behind the train. The burning of the cane fields is part of the harvesting process, burning off parts not used to make sugar.
A UP local races through the Nevada desert at Painted Rock
NJ Operation Toy Train is operating over the Dover & Rockaway River Railroad's High Bridge Branch, en route to Flanders. N.J.
The Toys for Tots train is crossing North Hillside Avenue during the... (more)
An aerial view of the GP and road slug sets of yard power at Goodman Street yard in Rochester, NY at the end of a day's work. Locomotives:CSX 6467 GP40-2CSX 6902 GP40-2CSX 2345... (more)