We are just three days from Christmas and the first run of today's Polar Express on Orlando & Northwestern pulls into what is the 2018 origin for runs, now taking place on the Sorrento Branch near... (more)
The 1140 Polar Express Christmas trains from Mount Dora to Tavares passes Lake Shore Drive.
The train is being worked top and tail by 1912 and 800...
CRR 800 leads CSX P901-18 over the Copper Creek Viaduct in Clinchport, Virginia as the people look on in excitement.
CRR 800 leads CSX P901 south into Kingsport, Tennessee over the Holston River. Here the excursion ended and everyone went home happy after a memorable trip!
CRR 800 leads the CSX Santa Train out of Steinman Tunnel in Clinchco, Virginia. This was an amazing salute ran by CSX to honor the old ways of the Clinchfield RR.
The deadhead move of the 2017 variation of CSX's Santa Train splits through the intermediate signals at Fort Blackmore, VA with SARM's ex. Seaboard SD45 dressed up as Clinchfield 3632 leading the ... (more)
#800, wearing a Hancock airchime, arrives at Mount Dora. They have been putting the Hancocks on the locomotives as the chime is favored over the others....mainly by residents....
The moon is a special shade of blue when FCEN uses the old tangent into downtown Winter Garden, gone are the days when this was the traditional route wherein trains would reverse direction a coupl... (more)
O&NW's "Golden Triangle" service passes the Golden Triangle itself.
As the saying goes, make the most of it while you can. Heading into April & #800 is still in Central FL, here heading around the south leg of the wye for Eustis. In May, I understand the dome wi... (more)
O&NW's Golden Triangle service is along the edge of Lake Dora as it approaches the depot in Mount Dora. Been making the most of having an F-unit in "the back yard", believe me.
#800 leads the last train of the day back towards Tavares and then Eustis. Beginning in April, they will cut back to Thu-Sun runs for "Golden Triangle Service", with days longer and tem... (more)
Fresh off the shop track! CRR 3632 has just became a reality after a day of lettering and washing the locomotive. The engine was lettered this way for the 75th CSX Santa Train. I was very happy to... (more)
The Golden Triangle train arrives at Mount Dora. Several days a week Orlando Northwestern operates passenger services between Eustis, Tavares and Mount Dora.