FEC 714, sporting the new Champion paint scheme, had the honors of pulling the 2012 Toys for Tots special from Jacksonville to Miami. Here it is stopped at City Point as children meet Santa and F... (more)
First Geometry train of 2021 on FEC heads north with 714 leading, less its nose stripes & herald.
A pair of Champions lead train 336 through Pineda, FL. The north end of the siding is just left of the frame and the MP 180.3 Defect Detector is just right of the frame. Also take note that FEC 71... (more)
FEC ran an unusual 900 train on this unsettled Valentines day as rain moves in, a unique Valentines Day Present.
The FEC is always working hard to attend to the ROW. A rail train works Bunnell with 714 on point. Note the missing lines and logo on the nose, not sure what happened but they are gone.
The NS Geometry train makes it's bi annual appearance. A careful observer will note that the speed stripes are gone from the nose of the 714, something now unique to this motor.
Crossing Crane Creek in Melbourne, FL is FEC train 336 led by SD40-2 714 and 716. Train 336 is loaded rock from Medley, FL to City Point, FL. The 714 is ex. CNW 6934, UP 3097 and 716 is ex. UP 343... (more)
Mr. ECH, the "East Coast Hogger", give me a friendly wave as FEC 714, with the new Champion paint scheme, heads north through the Palm Bay siding.
Florida East Coast 714 shows off the new "Champion" paint scheme as it sits in the siding while the southbound FEC 101 train heads for Miami.
FEC 714 leads FEC 416, FEC 439 and a coal train south towards Miami.
The one that started the Champion fleet leads "the train to get" FEC 230. The 230 can bring any lashup imaginable on the FEC. 230 no longer runs.
FEC train 230 rolls into St. Augustine with famous FEC 714 in lead with a Susan Komen motor. This train no longer runs.
New train, FEC 129/230 now makes the trip from Jax to Ft. Pierce and back. Some days it would run late. However now, this train no longer runs.
FEC 336 rolls across the Eau Gallie River trestle in early morning light with a "Champ" SD40-2 in the lead. The crew has just finished setting off a cut of rock cars at Palm Bay siding ... (more)