Waycross-Sanford mixed is running northbound off the CFRC mainline into the Taft Ramp where they will drop Orlando traffic before heading north to Sanford. This longer routing in recent years has... (more)
CSXT is routing all their Orlando area traffic "the conventional way" thru Jacksonville down the A-Line, instead of "the new normal way" around Baldwin to Lakeland and up the A... (more)
Part of the impact from Hurricane Ian saw washouts on the former Sanford Subdivision in Kissimmee that will put that end of the railroad out of service for weeks. This means CSXT has to take the ... (more)
Two CSXT locals vie for mainline time between CFRC scoots.
CSXT OCS is visiting their yard in Taft which is split down the middle by CFRC's double track/ex-CSXT Sanford Subdivision mainline. The West Yard is where most of the local work is done while the... (more)
In 2022, it's like opening a time capsule when you go looking thru photos even from the digital era. Case in point, this pair of locomotives resting between assignments in Taft. Both stricken fr... (more)
OCS making its second visit to Taft Yard since being repainted. Naturally, the effort to do so has questions circulating. Even passing commuter trains remarked on the sight.
So...here's where property lines get tricky. CFRC maintains & operates the double track mainline in Taft, but CSXT maintains & operates the yard leads and adjoined yard on either side of it, in e... (more)
A couple of "remote control" rebuilt GP's execute some switching in CSXT's Taft Yard, on a beautiful day in the Sunshine State. The second engine is CSXT EMD GP38-3 #2013.
Amtrak P097 throttles up as it passes the Sand Lake Road SunRail station.
Taft Yard job parked on the Sexton Branch.
Former C&O J-3 4-8-4 puts on a spectacular display of smoke and steam prior to pulling into Orlando for a northbound excursion. The locomotive ran weeknd trips from Orlando with the Family Lines S... (more)
CSX 5854 is assisting P912, the James E. Strates Carnival Train, in Taft Yard. P912 would be leaving several hours later starting the 2009 season for the Strates shows.
Q258 waits for singal to head north from Taft yard