Last few trips on 101 with these two as the now most of the SD70M-2's have become sidelined, only ones left running are the former Rail America units.
Scenes like this are getting harder to catch now with about half the thru trains with ES44C4's. Meanwhile a dual set of former Rail America's hustle through Bunnell.
FEC 210 rolls north with a combo ES44C4 / SD40-2 lashup as the GEVO's begin to slowly infiltrate the railway. The 804 was held in Miami for crew training on Tuesday.
Last time on 101! FEC 100 one of the original "Classics" leads two SD40-2's on 101, likely the last trip on this train. The GE's now taking over most trips these days.
The crew on southbound train 109 waits for their counterparts on train 210 to arrive at the Palm Bay siding. By swapping trains, the crews can head back home in time for Thanksgiving dinner.
It is a beautiful Thanksgiving morning as FEC 710 leads newly painted FEC 419 out of the siding at Palm Bay. With the new FEC GE ES44Cs now arriving, SD40-2s on the point of FEC trains may be a t... (more)
Only a few more runs for these motors, save the retro blue 3rd out. Dave Shelly takes 101 south on a mild afternoon in Bunnell.
Golfers stop their game for a moment to admire the new toys that the FEC has. The first two ES44's bounce back to Miami once again, this time with East Coast Hogger on the 101.
Early morning run in Saint Augustine rushing to Jacksonville. 803 comes around the curve to cross the bridge over the San Sebastian River. This is FEC's newest GEVO Locomotive the 803 leading the... (more)
The look of FEC road trains for the next 20 years. The first run of FEC's 2 new GEVOs on 226.
A new era on the Florida East Coast as the newly arrived ES44's take 226 north for the first time. The duo has been bouncing from train to train in the past week.
A beautiful morning in St. Augustine allows me to catch two schemes of the M-2's together on 226.
Sunset of the EMD era on the FEC. With a tide of GE power here scenes like this will be the exception instead of the rule. Likely the last time 101 will run with a trio of SD40-2's.
It is a beautiful Thanksgiving morning as FEC 710 leads newly painted FEC 419 down the siding in Palm Bay. The train is preparing to stop and wait for the arrival of the northbound train 210, so ... (more)