FEC 141 starts off 2020. As typical they let an extra fly in the morning followed by 2 more trains and the local.
An Ethanol extra ran today running through a heavy intense tropical downpour. Rain was falling at a rate of 2 inches per hour, not that uncommon in the rainy season.
A very rare solid coal train rolls into Bunnell. Coal goes to a cement plant oven in Miami about once a month, usually attached to other trains. Very rare for an extra to run.
Progressive FEC roars to life in 2019 with the first train out an extra 141 bound for Miami. Earlier train made for a rare well lit southbound in Bunnell.
Sometimes the FEC surprises you! Today was such a day, FEC 141 with a Lil Champ leader and 8 tanks for City Point.
Extra FEC 141 with ethanol
FEC 141 ran today with a generator for FP&L bound for Ft Pierce. The first caboose I have ever seen on the FEC in at least 30 plus years.
FEC ran yet another extra. It appears that the FEC has gone back to the 2KBlue scheme as this was a recent repaint.
A rare 141 ran with a solid enthanol train. These are fairly rare and more so rare by running in daylight.
FEC ran a 141 extra today, with two EMD's leading, something fairly rare these days.
Due to a derailment on NS the day before, FEC had to play catch up with this mid day extra today.
FEC 141 brings the next two Brightline trainsets toward West Palm Beach.
FEC ran a 141 right behind 101 today with UPS bound for Cocoa Beach. This was an unusual move word was the UPS was "hot" needing to get to it's destination rapidly. FEC delivers.
"Bright Pink" the next Brightline set heads for West Palm on an unsettled day.
FEC 141 the first train out after New Years. The last few years FEC has thrown out a morning extra after holiday shut downs, 2016 was no exception.