A peaceful morning in St. Augustine finds 226 crossing the tidewater. The old "classic" shot is still available even with the new US 1 bridge that now offers many angles here.
This one is for Morris Kitty. FEC 107 rounds the curve alongside the tidewater in St. Augustine. More trains are on the way as 117 and 218 are coming back to the schedule.
We left Treasure Island at 1 AM to make it back in time for this shot. And of course the train was a bit late. But we got it!
One Two Three Four Five! No 202 or 222 on Sunday put all the power on 226 today! Some Mondays ahead of a slow Sunday can bring extra power on 226.
FEC 226 on a very humid and warm morning.
A bit unusual is 226 with a GEVO and one of the Susan Komen motors. FEC is a strong supporter of Breast Cancer research and frequently showcases the Susan Komen motors.
A massive FEC 224 rolls through St. Augustine on a very warm, humid and just downright muggy morning. This train can sometimes be tough to get these days due to early arrivals.
During the summer you can get well lit shots of 226 behind the businesses on north end of St, Augustine. Here 226 makes it's regular appearance alongside the tidewater.
The routine passage of FEC 226. This train is pretty much a sure bet on any given morning turning up between 8 AM and 9 AM, though on Sundays can be earlier...or later.
FEC 224 slinks across the famous bridge in St. Augustine in this different view.
FEC 226 makes it's normal Saturday appearance. Just before the train showed a rainbow hung in the sky in the background, a real keen observer can see a faint remnant of it.
FEC 226 rolls across the famous bridge in St. Augustine on a very warm and muggy morning.
FEC 224 was a bit late making for an awesome shot across the tidal marshes of St. Augustine.
Even with the new US 1 bridge the down low classic shot still works. Here FEC 226 with a mix of old and new power rolls north across the tidewater.
At first only nature is stirring in the Nation's oldest city. Then the deep bellows of whistles echo across the landscape as FEC 226 announces it's presence. Moments later crossing the marsh.