FEC202 Feb 29, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 7:21 with 805 & 803.  Tommy & Tommy saluting to our lights with huge
pick up in FO of sugar, Tropicanas, WalMarts and their original 28 racks on the
bottom.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 29, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:54 with 818 & 819.  Jim saluting with ECH shining his light from the
tread to our lights @ Caboose Junction South.  Nice neat train of IM with a Tiger Cool
Express, pair of Ashley, a McSquared, couple of short shirt tanks in two wells, lots of
double stacks and UPS. 
Meeting 202 at FO.
Anita and Caboose

FRA29 Feb 29, 2016

434 with the inspection train.
EoT  past MP236 at 2:32PM.

FRA29 Feb 29, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/7SFyQiUs6vc

FEC920 Feb 29, 2016

422LHF with twenty empties.
EoT  past MP236 at 12:01PM.

FEC920 Feb 29, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/bocH0lrl_zg

FECRS Mini-Conv at RIDGE 2-28-2016

FECRS Mini-Conv at RIDGE 2-28-2016

RAW VIDS
MVI 3227
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 24 vid link:
https://youtu.be/2YgWrHb--yY

MVI 3226
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 23 vid link:
https://youtu.be/8t4XzG2UboQ

MVI 3225
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 22 vid link:
https://youtu.be/RRBg7ThNG0I

MVI 3224
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 21 vid link:
https://youtu.be/gA2umhj2oX0

MVI 3223
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 20 vid link:
https://youtu.be/k8VviUb90Js

MVI 3222
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 19 vid link:
https://youtu.be/EXwAStXzNeY

MVI 3221
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 18 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ZeRNqR3J9lA

MVI 3220
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 17 vid link:
https://youtu.be/VmZupc6KMTE

MVI 3219
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 16 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Q50SmLhk36s

MVI 3218
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 15 vid link:
https://youtu.be/faVTgqNOEJI

MVI 3217
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 14 vid link:
https://youtu.be/q50-fktFM3M

MVI 3216
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 13 vid link:
https://youtu.be/6yPSincPxl8

MVI 3215
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 12 vid link:
https://youtu.be/EKJnXk5shlk

MVI 3214
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 11 vid link:
https://youtu.be/PTKkurzh2DA

MVI 3213
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 10 vid link:
https://youtu.be/hhmeZXnxQ1I

MVI 3212
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 9 vid link:
https://youtu.be/rb5D--qTAXc

MVI 3211
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 8 vid link:
https://youtu.be/gy8O6tWaDqQ

MVI 3210
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 7 vid link:
https://youtu.be/MmyYwe92tos

MVI 3209
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 6 vid link:
https://youtu.be/_k4IG0uFamQ

MVI 3208
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 5 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ahGb_PgSVmE

MVI 3207
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 4 vid link:
https://youtu.be/9JeqPBst7pU

MVI 3206
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 3 vid link:
https://youtu.be/JC4xZoNAOI0

MVI 3205
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 2 vid link:
https://youtu.be/NiIcgGRkrgE

MVI 3201
FECRS at Ridge 2-28-2016 PART 1 vid link:
https://youtu.be/kA_I4FfTunI





RIDGE LIVE STEAMERS Winter Meet Feb 24-28, 2016

Jim Kovalsky runs live steam during the Ridge Live Steamers winter meet on Feb 25,
2015. FECRS is visiting the track as a Mini-Convention and what a great tour it has been
so far.

Jim Kovalsky runs live steam vid link:
https://youtu.be/FREXyccc1HA


AMTRAK departs Winter Haven 2-25-2016
Silver Meteor departs Winter Haven at 12:33PM running about 20 minutes late.

AMTRAK departs Winter Haven 2-25-2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Qy1hUiUYN0k



AMTRAK arrives at Winter Haven 2-25-2016
Silver Meteor arrives at Winter Haven at 12:28PM running about 20 minutes late.

AMTRAK arrives at Winter Haven 2-25-2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/m99xh17Tk3s

FEC101 Feb 28, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:35 with 817, 811 & 411 lhf.  Tommy saluting our big light and
sparklers with all IM, including 2 Ashleys, Interstate and double stacks.  Good to have
my disptcher home, after a fantastic weekend at Live Steamers and FECRS included!!
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 27, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:15 with what appeared to be 2 8's and a blue.  Thanks to this crew
for their salutes to my sparklers.  I could make out IM, with an Ashley, lots of Ravens,
FEC blue containers and a big surprise of WalMart on the bottom, knowing this means a
FO stop.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 27, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:56 with 822, 818, 501 & my Pink Lady 436.  Where is that
videographer when you need one?!  Mark saluting and waving white.   Lots of rock and
gons up front, think 8 IM double stacks and mish mash of freight to the bottom. One pig
looked like it had part of a steam engine at first glance, but guess it was some piece of
machinery.  My take is for meet in Micco with 101.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 26, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:41 with 817 & 811.  Mark saluting my sparklers and Caboose's huge
spotlight.  Thought all IM, but realized going into FO and spotted sugar towards the
bottom.  Weather still gorgeous.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 26, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:34 with 806 & 815.  Tommy with big salutes to my sparklers and
heading off for weekend. Rock, Herzog gons, lots more rock, IM with an Eggland's Best
leading, racks with a TTX articulated leading,  a BNSF pumpkin, a Ferromex with red
stripes and freight on the bottom with 5 center beams.
Anita caboose

FEC109 Feb 26, 2016

109 by mp 236 @ 9:19 with 814 & 720, a covered hopper and the rest a tank train.
Anita caboose

FEC920 Feb 26, 2016

920 by mp 236 @ 8:49 with 422 and a couple dozen rock hurrying into Gifford ahead of
109.
Anita caboose

FEC107 Feb 25, 2016

107 by mp236 at 10:52 with Tim shining his circular light big time to my blue light.  A rather short train for them tonight under a gorgeous moon.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 25, 2016

101 by mp236 at 6:15 with 809 & 810. Tommy saluting and wavingto my sparklers on this gorgeous evening with 61 degrees, no wind and no jacket needed.  All IM with lots of UPS, lots of Ravens, 2 Tiger Cool Express, one Ashley and a pair of short shirt Maersks in a well.  Sitting here on the porch enjoying a glorious weather induced evening and just wish there were more trains.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 25, 2016

Oops, my bad.  This stinks without my dispatcher!  Heard a horn and rumble at 4:55 with 202 heading north. Saw some rock, tanks and a box car.  Hopefully I can do better for 101.
Anita caboose

FEC920S Feb 25, 2016

920 by mp236 at 3:02 with 511 lhf and 18 empty hoppers heading home to FO.
Anita caboose

FEC920 Feb 25, 2016

920 by mp236 at 12:57 with 511 scooting to Gifford.
Anita caboose

FEC109 Feb 25, 2016

210 by mp236 @ 8:56 with 805 & 803.  IM with lots of double stacks, three Ashley, couple of Covenant, UPS and racks on the bottom.
Anita caboose

FEC222 Feb 24, 2016

222 by mp236 at 11:32 with Tim shining his circular light to my blue one.  Air feels
cooler already as I opened the window. Nite.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 24, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:25 with 805 & 803.  Guessing Jim back and saluting as I rush out the
door again.  Already missing my Caboose, as I receive from him the heads up when to be
ready.  Need a big screen on the kitchen wall  with ATCS to assist me!  Odd to have
racks on the head end, followed by IM with lots of UPS, double stacks, 2 Tiger Cool
Express and 2 Ashley.  Rain subsided for now.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 24, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 4:39 with 809 & 810 as they snuck up on me.  Grabbed my safety vest,
flew out the door in the rain and waved it over my head.  Yes by golly, Tommy saw me and
saluted.  Tubs and rock, IM and racks on the bottom with two BNSF pumpkins. 
No engineer or videographer for 4 days as Caboose and his 813 are at Ridge Live
Steamers winter meet.  Will hold down Caboose Junction South to the best of my
ability.
Anita caboose

FEC210 Feb 24, 2016

210 by mp236 at 9:41 with 817 & 811.  Crew waving to us and work crew assembled at
the Indrio team track. IM with double stacks up front, an Ashley, UPS, CR England and
lots of freight on the bottom.  We are going to let the work  crew do their job with the
addition of a boom truck.
Anita and Caboose

FEC210 Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/mkPQ5Bniols

Work Gang Feb 24, 2016

Heavy hi-rail at the Indrio Team switch at 9:28am.

Work Gang Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/YczqFss7ZTU.

FEC920 Feb 24, 2016

920 by mp236 at 9:25 with 431 and 44 rock with an Operation Lifesaver.
Anita and Caboose

FEC920 Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/l3l8kb7HrLg

FEC336 Feb 24, 2016

336 by mp236 at 9:14 with 716 & 418 and lots of rock. In the meantime, we have a Fec
work crew with backhoe and loader sitting at the frog waiting.
Anita and Caboose

FEC336 Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/dOv_THFGhs0

FEC123 Feb 24, 2016

123 by mp236 at 8:38 with 814 & 815 back to back. Crowleys, tanks, building materials,
sugar and Wal-Marts on the bottom to dropoff in FO.  336 sitting in FO waiting and 210
sneaking up behind them.  920 may get out after 336 leaves. Busy morning with trains
running a little late.
Anita and Caboose

FEC123 Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/y65mvByh8iI

FEC121 Feb 24, 2016

807,806 with the Tropicals on the rear end.
EoT past MP236 at 7:06am.

FEC121 Feb 24, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/POWbTbkYLHs

FEC107 Feb 23, 2016

107 by mp236 at 11:21 with Tim shining his circular light to my blue lantern.  Did not appear too long this evening.  Off to count cars, but will leave the blue lantern on for Nick.
Anita caboose

FEC222 Feb 23, 2016

222 by mp236 at 10:47 with what looked like triple power. Rock and tubs up front, some tanks, lots of Wal-Mart and IM. 
Meeting 107 at Bougard.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 23, 2016

202 by mp236 at 6:51 with 805 & 803 still running very slowly out of FO after meeting 101.  Rock up front, 4 tubs, small amount of IM and long string of racks on the bottom. Rain held off for us to see both trains after an earlier downpour.
Too dark to vid all of 202.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/MBQuAXGe1ow

FEC101 Feb 23, 2016

101 by mp236 at 6:18 with 817  & 811. Tommy saluting with fist pumps out the cab window to my sparklers. IM with UPS, lots of building materials which is unusual and lots of double stacks.
Meeting 202 at FO.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Ya01vn29CzE

FEC920 Feb 23, 2016

422 light engine move right past my front door.
EoT  past MP236 at 1:39PM.

FEC920 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/L5Uh8_swlY0

FEC109 Feb 23, 2016

109 by mp236 at 9:57 with 714 & my Pink Lady 436.  Crowleys up front, small amount IM, lots of empty hoppers, freight and a Herzog dumper full of ballast as the caboose.
Anita and Caboose

FEC109 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/35zDf8fOlL4

FEC210 Feb 23, 2016

210 by mp236 at 8:04 with 815 & 814.  Several Covenant Transports up front, lots of UPS, double stacks and racks on the bottom with a BNSF pumpkin.
Anita and Caboose

FEC210 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/7cXF846kVi8

FEC336 Feb 23, 2016

The Unit Train has 713 and 434 leading the rock.
EoT  past MP236 at 6:39am.

FEC336 Feb 23, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/9vTn4_DRWu0

FEC202 Feb 22, 2016

822,810 in the dark with the FO pickup sugar,Walmart,Ravens ahead of the racks they started with.
EoT past MP236 at 7:31PM.
cabooseMikey and Mrs. Caboose

FEC101 Feb 22, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:35 with 815 & 814.  Fantastic salutes from the crew with dispatcher telling us our friend Conan, Billy M, dispatcher Frank and Eric all chattering on the radio at the meet in FO.  Double stacks up front, Hobby Lobby, one Ashley, one CR England and a newbie TOTE marine stacked.
Meeting 202 at FO.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 22, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/GzSP71yU8dI

FEC101 Feb 21, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:34 with 817 & 811.  Salutes from Tommy from a rather short 101 and few doubles.  Two Ashley and a few UPS, an Evergreen and Interstate.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 20, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 8:22 with a couple of 800's and a 400 lhf.  Fantastic salutes from the crew and heading into FO to drop off WalMarts.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 20, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 7:03 with 821 & 804.  Looong string of rock. 4 tubs, more rock, IM with a Tiger, Schneider and freight on the bottom.
Meeting 101 at Micco.
Anita and Caboose

FEC109 Feb 20, 2016

818,428 with a mile long tank train.
EoT past MP236 at 10:05am.

FEC109 Feb 20, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/py1KSqy8ZIs

FEC210 Feb 20, 2016

807,806 with IM and racks swapping with FEC109 at Micco.
EoT past MP236 at 8:33am.

FEC210 Feb 20, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/a2h4kMvwUgw

FEC336 Feb 20, 2016

713,434 with the unit train to City Point.
EoT past MP236 at 7:48am.

FEC336 Feb 20, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/d3vVpRagWEM

FEC101 Feb 19, 2016

807,806 with the hot train.
EoT past MP236 at 8:39PM.

FEC202 Feb 19, 2016

817,441 with the afternoon train.
EoT past MP236 at 5:28PM.

FEC202 Feb 19, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/_cSmVYdUCmc

FEC Geometry Train Feb 19, 2016

711 leading the NS geo train.
EoT past MP236 at 12:15PM.

FEC Geometry Train Feb 19, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/7tRFZ2hRVIM

FEC109 Feb 19, 2016

811,419 after meeting two at Micco.
EoT past MP236 at 9:34am.

FEC109 Feb 19, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/l09LkgtoDzk

FEC210 Feb 19, 2016

803,805 with IM and racks going into Micco behind FEC920 to meet FEC109.
EoT past MP236 at 8:24am.

FEC210 Feb 19, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/LI3mzNktnr8

FEC920 Feb 19, 2016

413 headed to Winter Beach, MP188 and Bonaventure.
EoT past MP236 at 7:43am.

FEC920 Feb 19, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/NITK1n8aJ2E

FEC101 Feb 18, 2016

Tommy on 805,803 with nearly twelve thousand feet of IM as dusk turns to darkness.
EoT past MP236 at 6:40PM.

FEC101 Feb 18, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/lwQudO-BIpg

FEC202 Feb 18, 2016

816 and Pink Lady436 with rock, a few coal cars, IM and freight cars.
EoT past MP236 at 4:50PM.

FEC202 Feb 18, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/iocgB7uNkas

FEC920 Feb 18, 2016

920 surprised me scooting by mp 236 @ 12:59 with 416.  Guess they finished up in Port
Sewell and now headed to Gifford.
Anita caboose

Geometry Train 711 Feb 18, 2016

Just went by mp236 at 12:36. How the wind has picked up since 210 passed by!!!
Anita caboose

FEC210 Feb 18, 2016

210 by mp 236 @8:58 with 809 & 813 and what I call the UPS train.  Lots of double
stacks with an Ashley, a CR England and nice string of racks on the bottom with two
Ferromex red stripes and a BNSF pumpkin.
Anita and Caboose

FEC210 Feb 18, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/UzRSP0ZzJc4

FEC336 Feb 18, 2016

336 by mp 236 @ 8:39 with 418 & 716 and of course their usual long rock train.  There
were two Operation Lifesavers!! 
Now waiting for 210.
Anita and Caboose

FEC336 Feb 18, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zk0-kHzKZUE

FEC101 Feb 17, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:20 with 809 & 813.  Jim saluting, waving profusely from the cab window and ECH on the tread waving double white and matching my blowing smoochs.  Three sparklers lit this nite as still enough light to see them up close and personal.  Long hot train of IM with a double stack Tiger, one Ashley, one Matson, one Capitol, quite a few Werner, lots of double stacks with FEC blue containers included and Schneiders bringing up the rear.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/1zlUl3OQKu0

FEC202 Feb 17, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:11 with 817 & 711.  Tommy salutes my sparklers and has a few tubs, short amount of rock, short amount of IM with triple Trifleet short shirt tanks and a few racks on the bottom. 
Meeting 101 at Micco.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/7A6Ya_u0ilc

FEC109 Feb 17, 2016

822,810 with empty hoppers and freight cars.
EoT past MP236 at 11:12am.

FEC109 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/vfRjqzSO6VI

FEC920 Feb 17, 2016

416 with 31 loads following FEC210 into Bougard.
EoT past MP236 at 9:23am.

FEC920 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Sxg8lDOZIn4

FEC210 Feb 17, 2016

823,819 with IM and freight cars running one engine into Bougard.
EoT past MP236 at 9:04am.

FEC210 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/EiYEwxLyR2g

FEC123 Feb 17, 2016

820 and 811 back-to-back after a long delay heading into siding at FO.
EoT past MP236 at 8:37am.

FEC123 Feb 17, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/3IjU8W6ZSek

FEC107 Feb 16, 2016

107 by mp236 at 10:45 with Tim shining his circular light big time answering my blue lantern.  Did not appear to have a very long train tonight and I am simply glad to be back home and see our trains. Spent a couple days down south with family.  Nice,  but messed up my train watching.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 16, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:42 with 823 & 819.  Tommy saluting big time to our lights from the porch, as almost darkthirty.  Odd, with racks up front and many tagged from top to bottom, followed by IM with lots of UPS, a Tiger in a well, an Ashley and meeting 903 in FO.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 16, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 4:32 with 813 & 816.  Jim with his big salutes and ECH flapping double white out the window.  Loooong string of rock, a lot of IM today with over 3/4 double stacks and  rather long string of racks with a couple of CP black/silver, one third from the end and second one as the caboose. No freight today.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 16, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/iqwtfZglTHk

FEC920 Feb 16, 2016

421 light engine move to Gifford
EoT past MP236 at 11:28am.

FEC920 Feb 16, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/vYdgAFnhjJI

FEC210 Feb 16, 2016

811,820 with IM and auto racks.
EoT past MP236 at 7:52am.

FEC210 Feb 16, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/RV5PdSNbtDU

FEC202 Feb 15, 2016

823,819 with all those WalMarts in the FO pick-up then the racks and flats they started with from Hialeah.
EoT past MP236 at 7:21PM.

FEC101 Feb 15, 2016

811,820 with all IM in a driving rainstorm. They will be discharging a passenger at FO while FEC202 waits in the clear.
Look carefully for the blue light as the consist splashes by my front porch.
EoT past MP236 at 6:24PM.

FEC101 Feb 15, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zidnysPglfw

FEC920 Feb 15, 2016

The Pineda Turn has the 426 with a lumber beam and about 40 loads.
EoT past MP236 at 7:55am.

FEC920 Feb 15, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/baeMpGOLS7c

FEC101 Feb 14, 2016

823,819 with all IM in the dark.
EoT past MP236 at 7:07PM.

FEC101 Feb 13, 2016

811,820,438 with all IM including 3 Ashley, 1 Sea Star, WalMarts on the bottom for the FO drop-off.

FEC202 Feb 13, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 6:31 with 809, 806, 714 lhf & my Pink Lady 436 lhf.  Nice salutes from the crew to my sparklers as the sun is setting fast and another chilly evening, which I absolutely love!  Lots + lots of gons & hoppers with rock up front and nice string of racks on the bottom. A P & W for Noel, a Ferromex w/red stripes, a BNSF pumpkin and 3 new looking CN's. 
Meeting 101 at Micco.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 13, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/3GPTsjXccQw

FEC336 Feb 13, 2016

716,418 with about 100 rock hoppers on the unit train.
EoT past MP236 at 7:35am.

FEC336 Feb 13, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ZHu5CdkIozQ

FEC101 Feb 12, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:57 with 823, 819 & 414  with a long train of IM.  Got salutes to my sparklers.  Best we can do in the dark.
Anita and Caboose

FEC920S Feb 12, 2016

920 by mp 236 @ 7:35 if you all can believe that.  439 with about 3 dozen empties and 6 empty flats. What a surprise!!
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 12, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:10 with 820 & 811 back to back.  Some great salutes to my sparklers making it in the nick of time to see them.  4 tubs, rock, IM with 2 pair of Trifleet short shirt tanks, batch of FEC blue containers and freight on the bottom with several center beams.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 12, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/YLyqQTzbKHo

FEC920 Feb 12, 2016

439LHF with about 40 or so loads.
EoT past MP236 at 9:12am.

FEC920 Feb 12, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/s3qcgPmdxcU

FEC210 Feb 12, 2016

821,804 with IM and racks.
EoT past MP236 at 8:06am.

FEC210 Feb 12, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/U91hqdwcQZM

FEC336 Feb 12, 2016

720,412 with about 100 rock hoppers on the unit train.
EoT past MP236 at 7:26am.

FEC336 Feb 12, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zCwjSrnx5WQ

FEC101 Feb 11, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:38 with 804 & 821.  Tommy saluting our lights from the porch with a
very long train of IM, around 13,000 feet we hear.  At least 90 % double stacks with
lots of UPS pigs and always happy to see those FEC blue containers.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 11, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 4:32 with 809 & 806.  Jim with nice salute to my sparklers and ECH
waving from the tread.  Rock up front, IM with mainly double stacks, racks, some empty
hoppers in front of the 90 coal cars, consisting of NS, CSX and several North
Western.  A lot of CSX on the very bottom looked brand new.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 11, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ndeEvkq_OvQ

FEC920 Feb 11, 2016

439 with 17 empty rock hoppers heading for the yard.
EoT past MP236 at 3:25PM.

FEC920 Feb 11, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/SqITQuJyaeI

FEC336 Feb 11, 2016

716,415 with about 100 rock hoppers.
EoT past MP236 at 8:55am.

FEC336 Feb 11, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/qDStfRC8woM

FEC210 Feb 11, 2016

822,815 with IM and racks.
EoT past MP236 at 7:39am.

FEC210 Feb 11, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ZYEAqhGz1cI

FEC101 Feb 10, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:17 with 822 & 815.  Salutes and a blue light in the second cab. Long train of IM with 3 Tigers and 2 Ashley, lots of double stack and UPS.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 10, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 4:43 with 804 & 821.  Tommy sending salutes to my sparklers blowing away on this quite windy and chilly afternoon.  Some rock, 8 tubs, little more rock, then lots of IM and double stacks, a pair short shirt tanks in a well, fair amount of racks with the first one full and freight bringing up the rear.  Saw another Gold Medal/Gneral Mills box car.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Qh_QnWySdN0

FEC920S Feb 10, 2016

920 by mp236 @ 4:07 with 435 and 28 empty hoppers heading home to FO.
Anita and Caboose

FEC920S Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/SuWER-opwMs

FEC109 Feb 10, 2016

109 by mp 236 @ 11:10 with 818 & 414 followed by one rack, full coal car, bunch of racks with a P & W for Noel, several building materials and a mish mash of freight, including tanks saying "Quality Food Grade" and four coal cars that appeared empty. Jet engine car, too.
Anita and Caboose

FEC109 Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/FDtWPC4Fhvo

FEC920 Feb 10, 2016

435LHF with 50 loads.
EoT past MP236 at 8:40am.

FEC920 Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/mxptiF5qFUI

FEC210 Feb 10, 2016

808, 812 with IM and racks.
EoT past MP236 at 7:57am.

FEC210 Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/UQL3VokSaL0

FEC336 Feb 10, 2016

720,418 with those rock hoppers.
EoT past MP236 at 7:24am.

FEC336 Feb 10, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/i4QhPvi3ZY8

FEC107 Feb 9, 2016

107 by mp236 at 10:32 with Tim shining his circular light from the tread to my blue
lantern.  Not a real long train this evening. Nick seems a long time away and this
weather is screaming for comfy sleep, nestled among the blankets. Nite.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 9, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:36 with 808, 812 & 434lhf.  Tommy saluting in the almost dark thirty
to my sparklers.  All IM with a Tiger Cool Express up front, an Ashley right behind and
lots of double stacks and  a surprise of the beautiful Azalea only, which I got
sparklers lit in time for her.  Lights were on, but too difficult to make out anyone
aboard.  Hope St Auggie is not sick, as so unusual to not be paired with Azalea.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 9, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/m_kSH3_CuJw

FEC202 Feb 9, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:53 with 809 & 806.  Jim saluting nicely and ECH waving his double
white to my sparklers on another cool and windy evening.  Lots of rock, eight tubs, IM
with mostly double stacks, racks and fair amount of freight on the rear that we have
not seen much of lately.  Several center beams and a Gold Medal/General Mills box
car for caboose.
Meeting 101 @ Bougard.
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FEC202 Feb 9, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/lQYoeOGNbTQ

Surface gang Feb 9, 2016

Surface gang just got back on the main and headed north @ 3:03.  Now we wait to see if
they will be back before 101/202 come through.  Love all this activity and watch right
from the dining room window as I type.
Anita

FEC920S Feb 9, 2016

920 by mp 236 @ 2:47 with 507, 10 empty hoppers, the tank and center beam past the
surface gang still tied up on the team track.  By the looks of vehicles coming, going
and guys on and off the equipment, gather there are some mechanical issues. Now that
920 went by am anxious to see if they move or tie up for the evening.
Anita caboose

FEC920 Feb 9, 2016

920 by mp236 @ 12:29 with 507 lhf.  One empty center beam and one tank from pick up
in Port Sewell. Heading north to Gifford and passing the surface gang that just tied
up again on Indrio team track.
Anita caboose

Surfacing Gang Feb 9, 2016

The tamper and regulator leave the Indrio Team track.
EoT past MP236 at 9:35am.

Surfacing Gang Feb 9, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Nb1gXYxeB3s

FEC210 Feb 9, 2016

817,814 with IM and racks passing the surfacing gang on the Indrio team track.
EoT past MP236 at 8:37am.

FEC210 Feb 9, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/mjj7AuJlKss

FEC336 Feb 9, 2016

716,415 with those rock hoppers passing Mr. Hunter's gang on the Indrio Team.
EoT past MP236 at 7:32am.

FEC336 Feb 9, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/-0l4H0GeO3s

FEC202 Feb 8, 2016

202 by mp 236 with 808 & 812. Tommy saluting 100% to my sparklers in the dark and
from our vantage point on the front porch.  Huge FO pick up of sugar and WalMart to
tie in with a few empty pigs and a long string of racks.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 8, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:39 with 817 & 814.  Almost too dark to see, but Jim saluting and ECH
signaling his light from the tread to my sparklers on another cool blustery evening
and passing the surface gang equipment tied back up on the team track. All IM with lots
of double stacks, UPS and a double pair of Ashley getting for the Prez Day weekend
sale! 
Meeting 202 in FO.
Anita and Caboose

FEC920S Feb 8, 2016

920 by mp 236 @ 3:12 with 507 and a couple dozen empties going by the surfacing gang
that we watched tie up on the Indrio team track earlier.  As 920 scooted by heading
into FO yard, surfacing gang got back on the main and headed north.
Anita and Caboose

FEC920S Feb 8, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/a9a4dEI9Y2A

FEC920 Feb 8, 2016

507LHF with those rock hoppers.
EoT past MP236 at 8:35am.

FEC920 Feb 8, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/OUJqs0luTvQ

FEC101 Feb 6, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 8:51 in the a pouring rain, wind and darkness.  After seeing Glenn's
message of 13,000 feet and stop in FO, boy do I ever feel sorry for the crew with this
nasty weather.  I had hard enough time on the porch with wind and rain blowing onto me.
 I did make out quite a few Ashley, as have seen their ads on TV for President's Day
sales.  In fact, think every mattress company is advertising 24/7 for the upcoming
holiday weekend.  Could make out some WalMart on the bottom, hence stopping in FO. 
Simply be safe fellas.
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 6, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 6:33 with I believe 3 engines w/third one lhf.  Mark saluting nicely to
my sparklers and the "biggie" flashlight from the front porch.  Long string of rock up
front, bunch of Herzog gons, more rock and then a very long string of racks. I did make
out three TTX articulated.  A tad of freigg ht on the bottom.  I miss Caboose giving me
those engine numbers.  Looks like I will have a long wait for 101.
Anita caboose

West Toccoi & Bostwick RR Feb 5 - 7, 2016

West Toccoi & Bostwick RR Feb 5 - 7, 2016


PART 1 vid link:
https://youtu.be/XCddEf_gKRo

PART 2 vid link:
https://youtu.be/GQYLEAPPYwA

PART 3 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zSbSo1EbcWA

PART 4 vid link:
https://youtu.be/i0hkxjcQ1lk

PART 5 vid link:
https://youtu.be/mP-3vcWZvHA

PART 6 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Y3NRRgoBO3k

PART 7 vid link:
https://youtu.be/Hbsxo3B0-Sc

PART 8 vid link:
https://youtu.be/xGr3q7Uxtqw

PART 9 vid link:
https://youtu.be/730WX4BbO70

PART 10 vid link:
https://youtu.be/JrU0p3Sw98M

PART 11 vid link:
https://youtu.be/65pAtYX_lWY

PART 12 vid link
https://youtu.be/JOIzJScI-hM

PART 13 vid link
https://youtu.be/IGiYWUlSXfk

FEC101 Feb 5, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 8:17.  Made out UPS, Ravens and that's about all.  Must say just
hearing the train is quite sufficient.  The horns and sounds as they cross over the frog
@ Indrio Team Track is a very melodic sound!!!!
Anita caboose

FEC202 Feb 5, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 6:15 with 809, 441 & 419 lhf. Just enough daylight for me to make out
long string of rock, no tubs, IM with quite a few Seaboard marine, a Tiger Cool Express,
racks with a TTX articulated, Ferromex red striped, BNSF pumpkin with big tagging and
freight on the bottom.  And Colin, the "caboose" red ortner looked fairly close to the
real thing! 
Caboose with his 813 up north in Green Cove Springs, Palatka area and more live
steamers.  Busy trainman!!
Anita caboose

FEC109 Feb 5, 2016

109 by mp 236 @ 9:55 with 822 & 815.  Short amount of IM up front with a pair of Tiger
Cool Express in a well and all the rest tanks with an old covered hopper as the
caboose.  What a surprise as I headed out the door to chilly air and very windy.  And to
think it was 83 degrees yesterday!
Anita caboose

FEC920 Feb 5, 2016

431LHF with 31 loads and a tanker carrying the marker.
EoT past MP236 at 8:02am.

FEC210 Feb 5, 2016

816,803 with IM and racks.
EoT past MP236 at 7:29am.

FEC210 Feb 5, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zYChUx1s1oo

FEC107 Feb 4, 2016

107 by mp236 at 10:33 with Tim shining his circular light to my blue lantern.  Not so
long of a train & lucking out weather wise.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 4, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:45 with 816 & 803.  Tommy saluting to our lights and trying to beat
the inclement weather heading this direction.  A nice long and neatly stacked train of
UPS, several Tiger Cool Express and Interstate.
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FEC202 Feb 4, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:25 with 808 & 812.  Big Jim saluting to my sparklers on this blustery
evening and ECH with the infamous Cheshire grin waving double white out the cab
window.  Lots of rock, 4 tubs, IM with one half double stacks, racks with majority UP
and freight on the rear. 
Meeting 101 at Micco.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 4, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/qO-asmsjUII

FEC210 Feb 4, 2016

820,818 with IM and racks.
EoT past MP236 at 8:20am.

FEC210 Feb 4, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/tx9JXx6g9b4

FEC336 Feb 4, 2016

714,716 with the unit train to City Point.
EoT past MP236 at 7:43am.

FEC336 Feb 4, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/bKCazzjryow

FEC226 Feb 4, 2016

Pink Lady425,428,431 with this train in the daylight.
EoT past MP236 at 7:26am.

FEC226 Feb 4, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/jp1P7Fr9MQs

FEC123 Feb 4, 2016

810,823LHF with the FO set-out on the rear end.
EoT past MP236 at 6:54am.

FEC123 Feb 4, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/GpyZKI4L5wc

FEC101 Feb 3, 2016

820,818 with 80 pigs, 13,260ft, 10,262 tons, 592 axles.

Work Train 410S Feb 3, 2016

410 by mp 236 @ 7:45 with 426 and one gondola.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 3, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 4:47 with 816 & 803.  Tommy saluting to my sparklers.  Rock and tubs
up front with a couple of box cars and tanks, IM with a Yang Ming, racks and a pair of
center beams split by a box car on the bottom.  Rather short for 202.
Meeting 410 work train @ Micco and 101 is just leaving NSB.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/ZCQyHWpIs5I

FEC920S Feb 3, 2016

432LHF with 18 empty hoppers.
EoT past MP236 at 3:34PM.

FEC920S Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/uwIFudHvDCI

FEC109 Feb 3, 2016

109 by mp 236 @ 12:44 with 715 & 431.  One Tropicana and lots of sugar up front,
tanks, empty hoppers, scrap gons, lots of building materials, box cars and a rail train
on the bottom. 
Going into FO to drop off their first part.
Anita and Caboose

FEC109 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/YPJIawbXMSc

FEC210 Feb 3, 2016

210 by mp 236 @ 9:23 with 810 & 823.  IM with 3 Ashley, a Tiger Cool Express sitting on
top, UPS, two large blocks of EMP and racks on the bottom with a Ferromex red stripe.
Anita and Caboose

FEC210 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/zsX0nEylLgo

FEC920 Feb 3, 2016

432 has a lumber beam and a tanker bracketing the rock hoppers.
EoT past MP236 at 7:59am.

FEC920 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/aPAwxW01zRA

Work Train 410 Feb 3, 2016

426 light engine move is the work train leaving FO ahead of FEC920.
EoT past MP236 at 7:49am.

FECWork410 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/aDWumtiIqSA

FEC336 Feb 3, 2016

703 and 411LHF with the unit train to City Point.
EoT past MP236 at 7:17am.

FEC336 Feb 3, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/WVnZdnmdef0

FEC222 Feb 2, 2016

222 by mp236 at 12:19 with lots of sugar and Wal-Mart picked up in FO. Looks like they
are going into Bougard and meeting 335.
Anita caboose

FEC117 Feb 2, 2016

117 by mp 236 @ 11:53 with a long train.  Meeting 222 still in FO.  Looks like 335 is on
117's heels and 218 in Rio.  Will see how long I can stay awake to watch this play out.
Anita caboose

FEC107 Feb 2, 2016

107 by mp236 at 11:14 with Tim shining his circular light to my blue lantern.  Meeting
222 in FO. Noticed he took the siding through Gifford, so wondering if some work being
done on the main.
Anita caboose

FEC101 Feb 2, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 6:55 with 823 & 810.  Tommy saluting graciously to our lights from
the porch with a long neat train of IM.  There was lots of double stacks, UPS, Tiger
Cool Express, Ashley and a string of balancing flats.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 2, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 5:52 with 812 & 807.  Jim saluting and ECH waving double white &
blowing kisses out the cab window to my sparklers.  Tubs then small amount of rock, IM
with Schneider, UPS with a big brand new one with FREIGHT across the side, next were
freight cars with several center beams, empty well labeled NOKL and last a string of
racks with a Ferromex red striped and a NOKL articulated. 
Meeting 101 in Gifford.
Anita and Caboose

FEC202 Feb 2, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/iC2Gncb_VVc

FEC920S Feb 2, 2016

432LHF with the 9 south cars.
EoT past MP236 at 1:06PM.

FEC920S Feb 2, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/s4qQX2QNmz8

FEC920 Feb 2, 2016

432 light engine move from Port Sewall to Bougard.
EoT past MP236 at 11:26am.

FEC920 Feb 2, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/PbSDsbBR3YQ

FEC109 Feb 2, 2016

435 light engine move into FO.
EoT past MP236 at 10:32am.

FEC109 Feb 2, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/dE4J7APcB0c

FEC210 Feb 2, 2016

821,804 with IM and racks.  HobbyLobby in there
EoT past MP236 at 8:46am.

FEC210 Feb 2, 2016 vid link:
https://youtu.be/dyeZS6Ekr_M

FEC202 Feb 1, 2016

202 by mp 236 @ 7:31 with 810 & 823.  Tommy saluting my sparklers after a big FO pick up  of WalMarts, Ravens & Schneider, then the empty flats and 25 racks they started with.
Anita and Caboose

FEC101 Feb 1, 2016

101 by mp 236 @ 7:01 with 821 & 804.  Jim Saluting away with ECH shining his light from the tread to my sparklers.  All IM, UPS, 2 Ashley, 2 Interstate and meeting 202 at FO.
Anita and Caboose