BNSF ES44C4 leading CSX Q442 north on track one.
Florida Central GP18 59 leads another FCEN unit dead in tow off the former line to Dunnellon.
A local switcher approaches a stretch of Street running in downtown Ocala with a CF7 in charge of today's train.
FCEN 50 pushes passed a small palm tree and departs to perform it`s morning operations, while FCEN 59 sits idly in the background awaiting it`s next assignment.
Currently operating on sister road Florida Northern, FCEN 50 leads a street running move up Osceola Street. Here it rolls through a four way intersection on it`s way out of town on a warm Florida ... (more)
A Florida Northern CF7 heads through downtown Ocala performing, what I believe to be, the coolest operation in Florida. Every so often FNRR runs a short train through town on Osceola street, and o... (more)
After having picked up it`s load FCEN 50 prepares to depart the yard in Ocala and perform it`s morning operations.
The early morning sunlight illuminates the nose of the Florida Northern GP18 as it sits in the Ocala locomotive yard. (Andrew Whitman photo)
A Florida Northern CF7 runs down the streets of Ocala with a lone tankcar in tow.
The CSX motor everyone on the East Coast came to know, it would seem. It had the unenviable task of guiding the Ringling "funeral train" home from NY to FL with a mix of both Red and Bl... (more)
Tampa to Waycross manifest passing the classic station in Ocala.
A trio of UP motors drags 90 covered hoppers of phosphate bound for interchange with Union Pacific at Chicago. Ocala has a beautifully restored station, which is also a hub for their bus service.
CN power is fairly regular into FL thanks to ethanol trains. On occasion, they do "local" favours inbetween unit moves.
During Ocala's Christmas Festival, Florida Central brought a locomotive into town for display. Pinsly and CSX officials hosted an Operation Lifesaver booth (tent at left).