More rail for Virgin Trains USA expansion projects heads south through a lucky break in what would be mostly an unsettled weather week.
The mighty 905 roars past the "TARDIS" nickname of our newer 4 runner that replaced my 1995 Jeep I had for about 20 years. Now the Toyota is our new railfan vehicle.
Still a lot of EMD action on the FEC if you know where to look.
FEC 438 leads the 905 back north.
Florida East Coast GP40-2 905, built for the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy (CB&Q) as GP40 636, screams around the curve at Bunnell, Florida with the daily New Smyrna Beach haul. FEC 905 used to... (more)
FEC 905 roars north through Bunnell returning to Jacksonville.
FEC 905 thunders northward through Bunnell
FEC 905 doing the New Smyrna Beach Haul which now is much more common occurrence since the abolishing of FEC 910 with 905 now picking up the work.
FEC 905 doing the New Smyrna Beach Haul.
FEC 905 swings into Bunnell.
FEC 905 winds out of Dorena bound for New Smyrna Beach, passing hard working MOW crews keeping things in tip top shape.
At the time, freshly painted FEC 438 sits unassigned at FTL yard.
The hard working crew of FEC 905 packs in a long day and heads back to Bowden yard after working multiple industries between there and Dorena a round trip of over 120 miles.
123 is always a gamble but 920 on Tue and Thu is a solid bet for the Stuart AM bridge shot. One of FEC's new retro blues leads this short train.
Power for #111 is completing cab signal tests and general inspection before joining their train. The SD70M-2 fifth out is making its last run on FEC, going to New Smyrna Beach for storage. Note ... (more)