View from retired PRR steam engineer Don Blaum's condo overlooking the Manatee River and CSX bridge.
Picture of Don Blaum in his PRR cap, retired fireman and engineer, spinning yarns about his adventures operating J Class steam in the good old days, from his condo overlooking the Manatee River.
A long wait for the drawbridge to close.
What a day for a Toronto railfan. Just missed the morning orange juice train out of Bradenton Tropicana yard where it crosses the Manatee River. Saw the drawbridge operator leaving his post, and f... (more)
FEC pilots the NS OCS northbound to Jacksonville.
FEC added GP40-3's 426 and 430 at Bowden Yard due to cab signal requirements on the FEC mainline.
A Fitting Pan at 1/20...The FEC lives up to its name as it Streaks across the Stuart drawbridge and follows... The Speedway to Sunshine!... To see another angle as the train approaches me vi... (more)
FEC 210 sweeps through Bunnell
Northbound Florida East Coast SD40-2 702 speeds its train along U.S. 1 as it nears St.Augustine.
One of the signature shots on the FEC.It is too bad not many southbounds cross it in daylight.
Ringling Brothers Blue Unit headed from Miami to Jacksonville, where it will continue on CSXT.
The Florida East Coast Railway set up a special photo shoot of the new Rail America motors for railfans and the FEC Society. All of the new Rail America units can be seen here. It is quite clear w... (more)
FEC 104-107 are posed, in order, at the shops during a photo shoot. 104 is the only one to read "RailAmerica" on the hood.
Now with Black under frame.....