The lucky catch of the week was this southbound rock train bound for Spruce Creek siding lengthening project. Southbound trains in good light are very rare here.
FEC Champ 711 leading a work train, a rare southbound in the morning. The rock was bound for Spruce Creek where FEC is lengthening a passing siding, one of many projects in progress.
It's that time of year again, where the tropical rainy season produces almost daily thunderstorms. FEC 101 rushes out of one such storm at Bunnell with three EMD's.
Loram Rail grinder makes it's way through Bunnell.
Got lucky and caught the rail grinder coming out of the Team Track and heading for points south.
FEC Family days special bound for New Smyrna Beach for FEC's "Family Day". Family members of the railway will get rides and to see what their spouses do for a living.
FEC 101 rolls through moderate rains that had persisted all day with a bit of an unusual consist, manifest up front. Not often you see manifest on this train.
Northern locations have legendary snows...we get legendary rains. Severe storms are winding down as three Champions roll through the leftover rains in Bunnell.
It's a cold frosty morning in Northest Florida (yes that is frost on the ground) as 226 slides through Bunnell. Two Champs in charge at sunrise on this 32 degree morning.
FEC 101 running a bit early hustles through Bunnell on a mild afternoon.
A good look at FEC 416, the latest repaint on the railway. It's similar to the original 1960's paint scheme, exception being the logo on the nose & letters are white, the originals were yellow.
FEC 910 making an uncommon appearance in Bunnell slows to work T-Brand. The 416 is the latest repaint on the railway.
The newest repainted motor, FEC 416, in a scheme that kinda looks like the first blue livery of the 1960's.
This is FEC's newest repainted locomotive. It is similar to what was worn by FEC engines in the 1960's.
During the last hours of our prolonged warm spell, FEC 101 flashes through with three Champions leading. Even though it was 83, clouds were increasing ahead of a front.