Normally the domain of 4-axle power, today's Pineda Turn has a long hood forward SD40-2 leading a healthy train of 35 empty hoppers.
I really wanted a Champion painted unit, but in retrospect a snoot nose ex-UP wasn't bad considering these un-rebuilt SD40-2s are being stored upon return from CSX.
Winston to Central turn on its way back to Winston.
Winston local returning from the Central mine, sometimes it's a dozen cars, sometimes engines light...today, somewhere inbetween.
FEC 717 is right at home on the concrete ties featured on this stretch of track. It is one of two FEC SD40-2 running in and out of Winston on this job as needed (it can run with whatever is on ha... (more)
February brings about some of the best weather in the entire country during the winter and the long stretches of cool weather and sunny skies make this hobby easy to enjoy and staying indoors diff... (more)
One thing can be said about the modern FEC, nothing stays the same for long. Here, #109 is operating on its short-lived call of 0900 in Bowden Yard headed south, with two ex-KCS FURX leasers in t... (more)
The FEC has been doing some vegetation removal and that has opened up new photo angles on the famous bridge.
Mondays are always interesting around City Point. Today, there are numerous tracks out-of-service in the yard so both the Cemex Unit Train and City Point Local (915) are having to make extra move... (more)
Northbound FEC train led by a pair of SD40-2 717 in St. Augustine, FL
There was a time I wouldn't have flinched to see three yellows together. Now? VERY uncommon. #101 basked in the glory of SD40-2 consists for a good few months beginning in 2013 thru early 2014.
The sun has swung around where shots on the marsh work again, usually only possible April to late August for morning northbounds such as 226.
FEC 717 leads work train 402, which has 28 cars full of welded rail, south towards Miami.
FEC 101, with a brace of SD40-2's rolls through Bunnell on a mild afternoon. Get your EMD photos now folks...things are a changing.