Bit of an unusual lash up on 101 today. The big champ little champ combo is fairly rare on through freights let alone flagship 101.
The FEC business train with 715 on Biz5 on 1/15. This train stopped at Brightline's WPB station, the first passenger station stop for the Azelia since 1968.
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 226 on a brisk morning
Orlando Northwestern's Golden Triangle Service arrives at Mt Dora, with the CR800 in charge. Word is this motor will be around a while, enjoying a winter in Florida.
Up north they get legendary snows. Here we get legendary rain and even in the dry season it is not unheard of to get a good downpour. Such as the case here as 905 starts back toward Jax.
FEC 101 on a chilly day
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.
In an exceptionally thick fog, FEC 228 makes it's way toward Jax with a sole little champ leader.
FEC jumps right back in it after Christmas.
The "Polar Express" has just magically popped back to Florida from the "North Pole" heading back to Tavares.
Polar Express trains have been massively popular with departures from the Tavares depot for the "North Pole"
The "Polar Express" pulls from the depot after picking up cast members and heads for a staging area just south of town, then the train "arrives" as patrons get to the station.
Christmas, Florida Style....On Christmas Eve, the "Polar Express" arrives in Tavares. Famed CRR 800 is reportedly going to hang out for a while after the holidays much to the delight of local fans... (more)