Bridges are synonymous with the FEC and Stuart is by far my favorite. FEC is still a pioneer in railroading, being the only railroad to successfully utilize LNG as a diesel fuel.
The Noon Brightline departs the West Palm Beach station with the pink trainset on a beautiful Sunday.
I only photographed one train on my Honeymoon. Our 10 Year Anniversary trip was approximately a repeat of that trip, including photographing the same train at the same location crossing the same ... (more)
SD60Es may have fallen out of the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down, but at least its not another Catfish leading Garden City, GA to Austell, GA intermodal 231 as it passes the Coca-C... (more)
Halloween is over... so it's time for the City of Austell to put up up Christmas decorations. The truck and workers are in the middle of the process as Atlanta-Memphis intermodal 25Q passes.
Q507 has a nice leader, seen here meeting counterpart Cincinnati-Walbridge train Q50603 on the double track at Lima. They'd also see Q14201 before proceeding south.
One of the few bright spots in an otherwise tragic week, a CP motor leads Detroit-Grand Rapids train Q329 over the uniquely decorated overpass in Kentwood, MI. I'll always think of my little sist... (more)
NS has been clear cutting the ROW Northwest of Atlanta, likely the result of a freak December 2017 snowstorm that dumped a record 12" of wet snow and shut down Braswell Mountain for 24 hours ... (more)
The pride of the fleet leads Jacksonville, FL-Chicago, IL intermodal 282 through North Georgia. According to Wikipedia, this CSX AC6000CW was re-engined with a GEVO-16 4,600hp prime mover, making... (more)
Whatever shop re-lettered the ex-Santa Fe SD75I's did about as good a job as possible. I enjoy capturing distinctive locomotives in their sunset years. This KCS leased motor has made it onto NS ... (more)
Reminiscent of locomotive consists after the Conrail split, a loaded NS grainer has the N&W Heritage leading FEC 105 & GECX 9043 out of town.
Bellevue, OH to Sheffield, AL train 117 is transferring power as it crosses 'Tenbridge'. The Tennessee River may be a backwater for barge traffic, but the CNOT&P 3rd District is 100% mainline.
NS ended up with a lot of CSX business as part of the rough transition to 'precision scheduled railroading', then leased a bunch of their off lease power to handle it.
The Five Man Electrical Band would be happy with this photo, at one of the more famous hotspots in the South.
A Mexico bound grain train is 349 miles into its trip on KCS, just digging into the grade on Rich Mountain.