Super Moon over Florida. A thunderstorm is breaking up, allowing the rays from the moon to light up the siding in Micco. Behind me, the crew of FEC train 107 is waiting to swap trains with the ap... (more)
FEC 226 lead by FEC 714, now a very rare occurrence due to the fact that FEC now is using SD70m-2/SD40-2 combos on all through trains. But for some reason, 714 lead this morning.
After getting drenched by the first major rain squall-line from Tropical Storm Andrea, FEC 104 lead Champion Heritage FEC 716 south out of the Palm Bay siding.
A friendly wave from the engineer of FEC 719 as it leads 704 and rock train 336 across the Crane Creek bridge, next to Depot Avenue.
Here we have Heritage units 714 and 703 nose to tail across the Cypress Creek Bridge in the early morning golden hour.
Back to the Future! Once the first FEC scheme to adorn it's diesels is the "scheme" once again, being applied to all FEC motors over time. Finally things worked out to get 2 on 226.
Both of FEC's newest repaints help FEC 226 northward on this warm morning. The old and the new, the old now is the new and the once new paint scheme is now old.
Exactly at 2:50 pm as the horrors began to unfold in my hometown of Boston I captured 101 in Bunnell. The 3rd motor is 703 the 2nd motor to get the retro repaint.
FEC "heritage" scheme SD40-2's 703 and 713, momentary side-by-side at the Bowden Yard engine facility.
FEC train 109 heads south across the Eau Gallie River bridge. FEC 715 is the former Union Pacific 3437.
One of the few 'Hurricane Logo' paint schemes equipped locomotive left on FEC's locomotive roster. The unit takes a rest on a beautiful Easter Morning!
With two blues, FEC 226 rolls into St. Augustine on the warm December morning. Once a common sight, catching two or three GP's on this train is somewhat uncommon.
Local led by FEC 438 rolls through downtown Jacksonville enroute to Bowden Yard across the St. Johns River.
Florida East Coast train 335 hold the siding in Palm Bay as northbound train 222 with white Tropicana cars streaks by.
A shot I been wanting, the pride of the FEC # 714 leads 226 across the still waters of the Tomoka River on a beautiful Sunday morning.