In about a month or two a shot like this on 226 will likely be impossible as all 24 ES44's should be here and in service. But for now I enjoy GP40-3's on an intermodal train.
Dual classics with a bit of help lead I think for the first time on 101, a string of Tropicana cars south.
Four locomotives landed on 226 today, seen here approaching the tidewater in St. Augustine. The Champion scheme is very popular with fans.
A light layer of clouds burns off with #224 behind #226 this chilly November morning, which happens from time-to-time on their "swap day" (not to mention being almost an hour late out of... (more)
A double rarity, FEC 226 with two champs, with a long hood forward leader and about 4-5 hours late on the normally on time FEC. Suspect one motor failed and they had to swap.
FEC yard power sits by as NS #295 rolls into the yard.
The "GoRail"....I have to stop myself from old habits trying to say "GoTransit"...unit guided #295 over FEC Railway this chilly November morning and is returning from Bowden to... (more)
Two big M's and an SD40-2 lead 101 through Colfax on a pleasant afternoon. The first 3 of the 24 GE's that will replace these motors are expected during the first week of November.
Things will be changing soon. The first GEVOs next month with the 24th in December. For now the big M's roll on.
Another transformer delivery to Bunnell arrives lead by one of FEC's Champs.
Clock is running out on the big M's. Here 101 finds a lucky spell of sun on another unsettled day in Florida. GEVO replacements are on the way, due in by December.
Southbound 123 train crosses the Stuart draw bridge with a pair of Champ SD40s.
The Pineda Turn rolls north across the Cane Creek Trestle with a cut of rock hoppers on a quiet Monday morning. This section of the FEC is typically quiet during midday hours; locals such as this... (more)
Classic EMD power leads train #123 south .
2 recent repaints sit side by side at City Point. #711 wears the champion scheme on point of train #336. #507 is a recent lighter blue repaint on point of night local #931 .