Reinstated! After about a year FEC 910 is reinstated, based out of New Smyrna working Daytona Beach area industries. For a while these duties were works by Jax local 905.
FEC 910 heads back to New Smyrna after meeting 210 at Harwood. The 430 and 431 were the first dynamic brake equipped motors on the railway, purchased in the mid 1980's.
FEC 101 blasts through the rains associated with an ocean storm centered just off the coast. While the north gets legendary snows, we get legendary rains. Dual classics today.
FEC 210 rumbles north as thunderstorms begin to wind down. This unique consist of motive power, two champs and a Susan Komen motor was a first for trains 101 and 210.
The annual Christmas Train makes it's run, this time with newest Champion 711 and Breast Cancer Awareness 425.
FEC 210 rolls through rains leftover from the remains of Tropical Storm Karen. Two champions roaring in run 8 as the rains douse the train. Yes it is still raining in Florida.
This is the first time a matched set of Champions has lead train 210, seen here in light rain. Power has been mixing around on all of the FEC's through trains of late.
FEC 210 (to become NS210 in NS land) hustles north for a meet with 910 just to the north in Harwood on this cool day. This shot only works in winter when sun angle is lower.
FEC 430 is back on the rails after being down for quite some time. The 430 and 431 were the first units with dynamic brakes ever purchased by the FEC in 1984.
A gleaming locomotive as most FEC motors do, leads 910 south after meeting 210 at Harwood. 910 had only 6 loads on this warm day.
FEC 210 hustles stacks north on this warm 73 degree day in Ormond Beach. Once reaching Jax this train is forwarded to NS and becomes NS train 210 to Atlanta. This shot only works in winter.
Champion Reborn! The very first run of the FEC 714 the first motor to get what will be the new official Paint Scheme of the modern FEC.
The state of Florida got some much needed rainfall this week including some severe weather. On Monday the first of the rains arrive, FEC 910 heads back south after allowing FEC 101 to pass it at H... (more)
The hard working (and friendly) crew of FEC 910 hustles south out of Harwood after running around their train.