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By:Kevin Andrusia
Dates:1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005
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CEFX GE Leads K820
Title:  CEFX GE Leads K820
Description:  This power came south from Chicago on K869 the day before & is headed back home.
Photo Date:  12/27/2004  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 8:51:02 PM
Location:  Ocala, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CEFX 1056(AC44CW)
Views:  554   Comments: 2
Leased Bone Valley Power
Title:  Leased Bone Valley Power
Description:  South of Mulberry FL is Mosaic's ex-IMC Agrock Yard where these two LLP Geeps have been working.
Photo Date:  1/1/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:41 PM
Location:  Agrock, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  LLPX 2274(GP38-2)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
FEC/Ringling Brothers Extra 240
Title:  FEC/Ringling Brothers Extra 240
Description:  Every January, we look forward to the Ringling Brothers circus train to head north on FEC, but there are only a couple places to shoot this time of year that aren't backlit for northbounds. Here is one of them, about 30 minutes from sunset.
Photo Date:  1/18/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:20 PM
Location:  Ormond Beach, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 708(SD40-2)
Views:  519   Comments: 0
Ex-UP Tunnel Motor on Q456
Title:  Ex-UP Tunnel Motor on Q456
Description:  Late-running Q456 had this lease lashup on a bright winter afternoon. Passing NEDT (north end double track).
Photo Date:  1/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:40 PM
Location:  Winter Park, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  GECX 2873(SD40T-2)
Views:  421   Comments: 0
Ex-BN SD40-2 Leads K929
Title:  Ex-BN SD40-2 Leads K929
Description:  Empty flyash train w/o a modern GE Heritage II leading! By NEDT (north end double track).
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:32 PM
Location:  Winter Park, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 8042(SD40-2)
Views:  442   Comments: 2
Sunday Switch Job
Title:  Sunday Switch Job
Description:  This Pinsley motor still has its original FMRR (FMID) markings, while most others for the Florida leg of Pinsley have been repainted for FCEN (FCRR). It was originally #64. Seen here by former Ben White Raceway near Lee Road with some melodic Leslie chimes.
Photo Date:  1/23/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:20 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FMID 65(CF7)
Views:  440   Comments: 0
Halloween-themed K969
Title:  Halloween-themed K969
Description:  Too bad it's not October, K969 is backing into Orlando's Kaley Yard with some non-CSXT power.
Photo Date:  1/24/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:18 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5349(C44-9W)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
CSXT Scores A Touchdown
Title:  CSXT Scores A Touchdown
Description:  CSXT rented out a hotel in Fernandina Beach for the 2005 Superbowl & used their office car train to shuttle employees to & from Jax for the week. This is P924 skirting Amelia River on Superbowl Sunday. A couple months later, this branch was turned over to First Coast.
Photo Date:  2/6/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:18 PM
Location:  Fernandina Beach, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 9992(F40PH-2)
Views:  958   Comments: 1
Pre-First Coast Move
Title:  Pre-First Coast Move
Description:  This pair is leading P924 out of Fernandina Beach with CSXT's Superbowl extra at Amelia River. The F40's on the rear will lead from Yulee south to Jax.
Photo Date:  2/6/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:19 PM
Location:  Fernandina Beach, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 4301(GP39-2)
Views:  819   Comments: 0
Cascade Green on K928
Title:  Cascade Green on K928
Description:  Another refreshing non-H2 GE change of pace!
Photo Date:  3/6/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 11:27:38 PM
Location:  Maitland, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6778(SD40-2)
Views:  328   Comments: 1
Ex-EMDX GP60
Title:  Ex-EMDX GP60
Description:  A775, the Taft-Longwood switcher, normally doesn't have such a rarity for power! Seen at Kaley Yard working the south end.
Photo Date:  3/11/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:39 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 6897(GP60)
Views:  1426   Comments: 1
Ex-EMDX SW9
Title:  Ex-EMDX SW9
Description:  This engine came to & worked for Conrad Yelvington's Kaley Yard with EMD 8301#boards before getting painted.
Photo Date:  3/11/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:39 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CYXX 2112(SW9)
Views:  711   Comments: 0
ALCo Century in the 21st Century
Title:  ALCo Century in the 21st Century
Description:  This ex-BCLR nee BN ALCo has seen very little use since relocating to SGLR. In 2005, it was added to frequent excursion train service rather than sit quiet in the yard. There is an ex-LIRR cab unit on the other end for control.
Photo Date:  3/12/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:42 PM
Location:  Fort Myers, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  SGLR 550(C425)
Views:  1552   Comments: 0
WRRX 8330
Title:  WRRX 8330
Description:  For a very brief time, this Geep pulled the Mount Dora & Lake Eustis Railway's trains. It has now been painted quasi-BNSF for Inland Lakes Railway which took over for now-defunct MDLE.
Photo Date:  3/12/2005  Upload Date: 11/20/2005 8:29:54 PM
Location:  Tavares, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  WRRX 8330(GP10)
Views:  805   Comments: 0
Arkansas Visitor
Title:  Arkansas Visitor
Description:  AMRR 722 was sent to Pinsley's Florida Central operation for two years. It left FCEN in June 2005.
Photo Date:  3/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:17 PM
Location:  Plymouth, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  AKMD 722(GP8)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
MDLE "Winter Garden Flyer"
Title:  MDLE "Winter Garden Flyer"
Description:  Mount Dora & Lake Eustis Railway had a special excursion train over Florida Central Railroad powered by their rented (WRRX) Geep 8330, which began life as a UP GP9B before going to ICG's Paducah rebuild program. It was also part of Atlantic & Gulf and Nash County Railway before its brief stint on MDLE. The loco the operation's trains from February to April, MDLE folded in August.
Photo Date:  3/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:41 PM
Location:  Apopka, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  WRRX 8330(GP10)
Views:  954   Comments: 0
Mount Dora & Lake Eustis "Herbie"
Title:  Mount Dora & Lake Eustis "Herbie"
Description:  MDLE 101 "Herbie" leads the excursion train in the absence of GP10 8330, which is pulling a Winter Garden excursion special.
Photo Date:  3/19/2005  Upload Date: 11/20/2005 8:29:54 PM
Location:  Tavares, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  MDLE 101(45Tonner)
Views:  541   Comments: 0
Two Generations of EMD
Title:  Two Generations of EMD
Description:  CSXT O840 is swapping trains with Mosaic Phosphate's diehard SD9 at South Ft Meade.
Photo Date:  4/2/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:21 PM
Location:  Fort Meade, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  MOSX 202(SD9)
Views:  543   Comments: 1
Ex-Cargill SD9
Title:  Ex-Cargill SD9
Description:  Dinosaurs still roam the Bone Valley! This gem has been working at South Ft Meade since 1997 when it was lettered for Cargill, now Mosaic Phosphates.
Photo Date:  4/2/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:20 PM
Location:  Fort Meade, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  MOSX 202(SD9)
Views:  933   Comments: 2
Weathered Warbonnet Leads K929
Title:  Weathered Warbonnet Leads K929
Description:  Still prefer this to any version of "heritage" paint that normally heads up this job!
Photo Date:  4/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:30:10 AM
Location:  Winter Park, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 844(C40-8W)
Views:  452   Comments: 1
One Of A Kind
Title:  One Of A Kind
Description:  In Tampa's Yeoman Yard off Q441. Making the rounds on CSXT in 2005.
Photo Date:  4/8/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:23:44 AM
Location:  Tampa, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  MPEX 5000(MK-50-3)
Views:  1208   Comments: 1
Typical Auto-Train Pose
Title:  Typical Auto-Train Pose
Description:  Every morning, AMTK 506 pulls the auto racks off P053 & spots them in the yard after the Superliners have been spotted.
Photo Date:  4/10/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:17 PM
Location:  Sanford, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  AMTK 506(B32-8WH)
Views:  651   Comments: 0
Ex-AGR GP30
Title:  Ex-AGR GP30
Description:  Conrad Yelvington is good about keeping classics alive for their rock trains, these two Geeps (from SCFE & AGR) work the Sanford plant.
Photo Date:  4/10/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 9:01:31 PM
Location:  Sanford, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CYXX 2105(GP30M)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
FEC Local
Title:  FEC Local
Description:  New Smyrna Beach-oriented job 909 is pulling south from Dorena siding.
Photo Date:  4/29/2005  Upload Date: 9/16/2005 7:44:19 PM
Location:  Bunnell, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 433(GP40-2)
Views:  539   Comments: 1
ATSF/DRGW/ATSF Trio on K928
Title:  ATSF/DRGW/ATSF Trio on K928
Description:  Perhaps the most remarkable set of engines to power the Texas flyash train since it began in 2001. It's going under I-4 into Sanford's Rand Yard.
Photo Date:  6/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:31 PM
Location:  Lake Monroe, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6900(SD40-2)
Views:  567   Comments: 2
ATSF/DRGW/ATSF Trio on K928
Title:  ATSF/DRGW/ATSF Trio on K928
Description:  Running south on #1 track at Mills Avenue in Winter Park. Took a full week to travel from New Orleans to Orlando thanks to a bridge mishap in MS.
Photo Date:  6/19/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:32 PM
Location:  Winter Park, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6900(SD40-2)
Views:  312   Comments: 1
CEFX GE Leads Q605
Title:  CEFX GE Leads Q605
Description:  These CEFX GE's have been roaming the SE quite a bit lately, this one is leading UP train Q605 out of Waycross's Rice Yard down towards Baldwin FL & eventually New Orleans, LA.
Photo Date:  7/25/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:33 PM
Location:  Waycross, GA
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CEFX 1051(AC44CW)
Views:  312   Comments: 0
Red Barn on K341
Title:  Red Barn on K341
Description:  One of the newer K-trains to FL is CP coke K341, runs to Jax & Palatka. Retains the same ID south & north, seen here SB at Racepond, GA. Usually powered by a CP GEs, but not today.
Photo Date:  7/25/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:34 PM
Location:  Racepond, GA
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CP 9002(SD40-2F)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
Red Barn on K341
Title:  Red Barn on K341
Description:  CP 9002 leads the coke train into West Jax from Beaver Street at sunset. The train will eventually turn back to Beaver Street & hang a right down the A-Line to Palatka.
Photo Date:  7/25/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:35 PM
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CP 9002(SD40-2F)
Views:  352   Comments: 0
Zebra Stripes on K968
Title:  Zebra Stripes on K968
Description:  CN 9615 was a very unexpected & welcome surprise in Orlando's Kaley Yard this morning.
Photo Date:  8/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:34 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CN 9615(GP40-2LW)
Views:  650   Comments: 0
Ex-FWCR on FCEN
Title:  Ex-FWCR on FCEN
Description:  Florida Central acquired Florida West Coast Railway in May 2005 & sent two of their Geeps to Plymouth. 669 is the only one in service & occasionally ventures to Taft on CSXT.
Photo Date:  8/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:40 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FWCR 669(GP9)
Views:  326   Comments: 1
FEC 202 w/2000 Passing City Point
Title:  FEC 202 w/2000 Passing City Point
Description:  In 2005, it has been very interesting on the FEC!
Photo Date:  9/3/2005  Upload Date: 9/11/2005 12:11:41 AM
Location:  Cocoa, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 2000(GP40)
Views:  879   Comments: 1
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  5212 & 5213 were put into service right out of Erie w/o CSXT paint SB on the Alafia River near Tampa. The first to head south to Bradenton for juice train service.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:35 PM
Location:  Gibsonton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  ACL bridge & CRR-esque primer, crossing the Little Manatee River southbound.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:36 PM
Location:  Gulf City, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  An alternate shot on the Little Manatee River southbound.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:37 PM
Location:  Gulf City, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  The entire length of the empty juice train is just about on the concrete span of the bridge over Manatee River, called "Big Manatee" locally.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:37 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  430   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  Every so often something very unusual comes south over Manatee River! Very peaceful spot.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:37 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  475   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  Coming into Tropicana's yard to spot the empty reefers.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:38 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Title:  Primer CSXT GEVO's On O854
Description:  An alternate shot at Tropicana's yard. The first of their kind to visit.
Photo Date:  9/5/2005  Upload Date: 9/14/2005 9:31:38 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5212(ES44DC)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Title:  Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Description:  These have become common sights in the last month. Note the stenciled reporting marks on the rear of 5227, which has since gotten official marks on the cab,
Photo Date:  9/9/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:24 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5231(ES44DC)
Views:  719   Comments: 1
Ex-LMS Leads K947
Title:  Ex-LMS Leads K947
Description:  CSXT 7920 still has all of its LMSX markings, seen here at Florida Rock in Taft.
Photo Date:  9/15/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:26 PM
Location:  Taft, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 7920(C40-8W)
Views:  463   Comments: 1
CSXT 5557
Title:  CSXT 5557
Description:  A779 switches auto racks at Taft with a work of art on its long hood...."Artist Unknown" :-)
Photo Date:  9/16/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 9:01:50 PM
Location:  Taft, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5557(B30-7)
Views:  374   Comments: 0
FEC/CSX OCS
Title:  FEC/CSX OCS
Description:  Northbound 24226 passing Ft Pierce yard is coming from Miami with recently repainted 418 leading F40 9992, Azalea, Georgia, Michigan, Greenbrier & Washington. The special went south a few days earlier for a police convention sponsored by FEC & CSX.
Photo Date:  9/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:26 PM
Location:  Fort Pierce, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 418(GP40-2)
Views:  1037   Comments: 0
FEC/CSX OCS
Title:  FEC/CSX OCS
Description:  Shot of the power leading the office car special back to Jax. Note the light casing on the nose wasn't filled in, so the logo was applied lower than other repaints.
Photo Date:  9/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:27 PM
Location:  Palm Bay, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 418(GP40-2)
Views:  810   Comments: 0
FEC/CSX OCS
Title:  FEC/CSX OCS
Description:  FEC 24226 is running thru the siding in Palm Bay. It's not every day you get to see something like this on FEC!
Photo Date:  9/26/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:27 PM
Location:  Palm Bay, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  FEC 418(GP40-2)
Views:  571   Comments: 0
Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Title:  Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Description:  Northbound O823 is crossing Manatee River with the loaded juice train, which will become K650 in Tampa.
Photo Date:  9/30/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:25 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5243(ES44DC)
Views:  502   Comments: 0
Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Title:  Primer CSX GEVO's Lead O823
Description:  Southbound Tropicana reefers cross Manatee River into Bradenton. Note the small paint flaw above the right #board.
Photo Date:  9/30/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:25 PM
Location:  Bradenton, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 5246(ES44DC)
Views:  649   Comments: 0
AMTK 515 Leads P092
Title:  AMTK 515 Leads P092
Description:  Once in a while, something non-Genesis pulls an Amtrak Silver Service train. #92 is seen here on one of those occasions at the Orlando Amtrak station.
Photo Date:  10/2/2005  Upload Date: 10/15/2005 8:25:23 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  AMTK 515(B32-8WH)
Views:  712   Comments: 0
CSXT 1508 on A775
Title:  CSXT 1508 on A775
Description:  A775 generally has a B30-7 or B36-7 for power, but once in a while something unusual shows up. We had 1508 for two days & this was one of the few cloud breaks I got lucky with. Train is switching the south end of Pineloch Yard, but will head north.
Photo Date:  10/12/2005  Upload Date: 11/21/2005 10:15:07 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 1508(GP15T)
Views:  496   Comments: 0
CSXT 1508
Title:  CSXT 1508
Description:  Once or twice a year, a GP15 will stray from the north into FL in transit, but this is the first time in far too many years I've seen one in local service here, switching Pineloch Yard on an otherwise cloudy day.
Photo Date:  10/12/2005  Upload Date: 11/21/2005 10:15:07 PM
Location:  Orlando, FL
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
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Locomotives:  CSX 1508(GP15T)
Views:  543   Comments: 1


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