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Issue 2, 2024

Bulletin, p. 2
[A1] https://norfolksouthern.mediaroom.com/2024-03-05-Norfolk-Southern,-Florida-East-Coast-Railway-further-expand-intermodal-service-for-customers
[A2] Trains.com Newswire- January 12, 2024.
[A3] https://www.sun-sentinel.com/2024/01/29/a-new-tunnel-or-bridge-for-commuter-rail-just-ask-ai/

Brightline Beat, p. 3
[A1] https://www.thenextmiami.com/brightline-carries-2m-passengers-in-2023-up-67/
[A2] https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/congressman-says-stuart-fla-will-receive-grant-for-new-fec-brightline-drawbridge/
[A3] https://www.thecooldown.com/green-tech/brightline-train-orlando-miami-florida/
[A4] https://www.thenextmiami.com/youtuber-compares-travel-times-to-orlando-brightline-vs-delta-airlines/, October 30, 2023.
[A5] https://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2023/10/09/we-rode-the-new-brightline-train-at-the-orlando-airport-anditsagamechanger/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_ campaign=blog&utm_term=&utm_content=.

Getting to Miami, p. 4
[A1] Mary C. Napier, Off the Beaten Path: Travel in South Florida, excerpted from https://www.historymiami.org/wp-content/uploads/documents/update-v4-n3.pdf
[A2] https://www.facebook.com/100070240716800/posts/pfbid0YT68PRnV6gKYsmf2nxgtmXhHDrEMACWSizxJZf52dDFjHn2brW9uA1S1bESLLHgml/?sfnsn=mo&mibextid=6aamW6.

Another Train to Key West, p. 8
[A1] https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117197993/edwin-jenyss-quinby

Customer Focus, p. 14
https://www.volusia.org/core/fileparse.php/7779/urlt/Ormond-Beach-Terminal-CPN-RSN-1198442.pdf

Rule G, p. 15
https://enewspaper.sun-sentinel.com/infinity/article_share.aspx?guid=cbb3be4d-bd77-4293-9d39-793820a9fc27

Rocket Railway, p. 17
[A1] https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/rockets/a32891018/nasa-rocket-railroad.
[A2] https://www.railwaygazette.com/freight/canaveral-port-authority-seeks-to-revive-nasa-railway/40138.article, and https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasakennedy/25500393991 /in/album-72157663591062124/

Good Health to All From Rexall, p. 18
[A1] https://www.themetrains.com/rexall-train-timeline.htm
[A2] http://capnrexall.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-1936-rexall-train-tonic-for.html

Issue 1, 2024

Bulletin, page 10
[A1] https://www.railwayage.com/freight/class-i/class-i-briefs-ns-fec-bnsf/, September 27, 2023.
[A2] Trains,com Newswire: Fort Lauderdale, county officials at odds over replacement for downtown rail drawbridge, October 30, 2023.
[A3]https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/2023/10/30/train-horns-is-fec-freight-or-brightline-passenger-louder/71154524007/.
[A4] https://www.up.com/heritage/history/caboose/technology_overtakes/index.htm

Issue 3, 2023

Bulletin, p. 2:
[A1] Trains.com Newswire- FRA to fund $570 million in grade-crossing projects, June 5, 2023.
[A2] https://www.progressiverailroading.com/passenger_rail/news/Tri-Rail-testing-trains-to-prep-for-Miami-service--69501.
[A3] https://www.railwayage.com/mw/fec-csx-visiostack-team-on-drone-test/.


Drawbridge, p. 13:
[A1] https://www.camscape.com/webcam/fort-lauderdale-new-river-cam/


Brightline Beat, page 14.
[A1] Railway Age, May 24, 2023, and The Next Miami website.
[A2] Florida Today, Monday, 5 June 2023, p. A01.
[A3] Business Insider India, June 3, 2023, at https://www.businessinsider.in/thelife/news/i-took-floridas-brightline-train-from-fort-lauderdale-to-miami-for-39-the-first-class-experience-was-way-better-than-sitting-in-traffic-/articleshow/100730025.cms.


Mosquitoes, p. 16:
[A] Old Florida Facebook page, post by Charlene Crandall, at https://www.facebook. com/groups/realflorida.
Customer Focus, p. 17:
[A1] posted by @FECrailfanning at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= Kzs92HxirSM.  
[A2] posted by Tolga Erbora at https://www.flickr.com/photos/14023968@N06/505361 55031/. 
[A3] posted by Richard Rafalski at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=7431035333 82487&set=p.743103533382487&type=3.


Curves, page 18:
[A1] Adapted from a story in Trains Magazine, posted at https://www.trains.com/trn/train-basics/abcs-of-railroading/how-railroads-design-grades-and-curves/.
[A2] Photo credit: Jimmy Poling, posted at https://railpictures. net/photo/778534/.

Issue 2, 2023

Long Key Fishing Camp, pages 1, 3-4:
[A1] Florida Keys History and Discovery Center, posted at facebook_1679967093494_ 7046292700110491922.jpg
[A2] Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, posted at facebook_1679535499971_70444 82465674053796.jpg.
[A3] https://www.floridastateparks.org/sites/default/files/media/image/RailroadDepot.jpg
[A4] Posted by Florida Keys History & Discovery Center at https://www.facebook.com/groups/ realflorida.

Bulletin, p. 2:
[A1] https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/transportation/fl-ne-south-florida-rail-infrastructure-20230120-hsposlak7vbdrlqa3leywlk4ze-story.html
[A2] https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2023/02/27/railway-bridge-maintenance-work-causing-delays-for-boaters/
[A3] https://www.cnn.com/2023/02/25/us/ohio-train-derailment-bearing-vibration/index.html
[A4] Trains.com Newswire, March 6, 2023.
[A5] https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-21/csx-chief-executive-hinrichs-wants-railroads-to-carry-more freight?utm_source=website&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=email&leadSource=uverify%20wall.
[A6] http://www.railwaystationlists.co.uk/
[A7] http://www.railwaystationlists.co.uk/pdfusarr/floridarrs.pdf
[A8] https://www.linksmagazine.com/founding_father/

Amtrak Inspection Train, p. 7:
http://trainweb.org/vrt/AmtrakFEC/.

Brightline Beat, page 9:
[A1] “The Next Miami” website, posted at https://www.thenextmiami.com/brightline-affiliate-pays-245m-for-access-rights-to-build-miami-dade-broward-commuter-rail-system/.
[A2] RT&S website, posted at https://www.rtands.com/news/brightline-launches-new-rail-safety-psa/.
[A3] https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/brightline-completes-crossing-upgrades-along-miami-west-palm-beach-route/.
[A4] https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/brightline-train-hits-130-mph-in-testing-with-video/
[A5] https://bridgeschedule.com/status/eyJpdiI6IlVsRVliUTgreUJXT0xZbmx5LzgrcWc9PSIsInZhbHVlIjoiNzhLRmprendNYitoRU9BY25XNHRXZz09IiwibWFjIjoiY2JkZGYyNzIxMWFkNGE2MmExNDcwZjZiOWYwMjU3OTk1NzY5ZWIzNmNjZmQ5YWUxYjc1ZjE5N2E5NDIwYjczOCIsInRhZyI6IiJ9
[A6] https://www.camscape.com/webcam/fort-lauderdale-new-river-cam/
[A7] https://www.facebook.com/groups/FECRSmembers/
[A8] Trains.com Newswire, March 7, 2023.

FECRS Photography, pages 10-11:
[A1] Posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/644575/.
[A2] Posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/496379/.
[A3] Posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/364930/.
[A4] Posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/499349/.
[A5] posted at https://railpictures.net/ photo/728895/.
[A6] posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/202392/.

FEC Rolling Stock, page 12:
[A1] https://www.fmw solutions.com/newsroom
[A2] Wellington Station, Ormand Beach, photo credit: rlhssec.org.

Early FEC Stations Page 16:
[A1] https://i.pinimg.com/originals/55/b0/71/55b071387ebc1f55edd166bcab5031b1.jpg
[A2] https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f3/ 88/75/f38875b50ac267f52c6e4521f9b51c40.jpg.

More Places in the Keys, page 17:
[A1] Florida memory, posted at https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/149541.
[A2] Photo credit, William Fishbaugh, posted at https://www.floridamemory.com/items/ show/165463.
[A3] Photo credit, John Fry Photography.

Lineside Photos, page 19:
[A1]: Photo credit: Adam Finger, posted at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id= 5134558
[A2] Photo credit: Andrew Saraceno, posted at https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid= 5134562909978587&set=gm.1068341463837668&idorvanity=277332236271932.
[A3] Photo credit: Daniel Jakobiec Photography, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo /819880/.
[A4] Photo credit: James McDonald. posted at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture. aspx?id=3888223.
[A5] Photo credit Bob Pickering, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/826605/.
[A6] Photo credit, Robert Nordstrom, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/97120/.

Issue 1, 2023

Page 2: Bulletin
[A1] https://sugarexpress.com/2022/10/2022-2023-events-announced/.
[A2] https://www.railpulse.com/technology/.

Page 9: Brightline Beat
[A1] https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/brightline-marks-topping-off-of-new-aventura-station/.
[A2] https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2022/12/15/new-committee-focuses-on-bringing-brightline-to-brevard-high-speed-train-space-coast-tourims-cocoa/69722519007/
[A3] https://floridayimby.com/2022/10/groundbreaking-date-announced-for-1049-foot-supertall-waldorf-astoria-hotel-residences.html. Photo credit: Exterior Hero Shot, ArX Solutions.
[A4] https://www.miamitodaynews.com/2022/11/29/tri-rail-tearing-down-nine-barriers-to-enter-downtown-miami/
[A5] https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/news/local/westpb/2022/12/15/west-palm-beach-pushes-for-more-safety-at-train-crossings/69708983007/.

Page 16: LNG Tenders
[A1] https://www.railwayage.com/mechanical/locomotives/fec-rolls-out-lng/.
[A2] Posted by Adam Finger at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=4927938.
[A3] photo kindly provided by Caboose Mikey.
Page 17 The Bay Biscayne Stage Line
[A] https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=4995705433805594&set=pb.100063548713462.-2207520000.

Page 17: No Fitters
[A] Adapted From Trains.com's Newswire- November 17, 2022.

Page 18: Head Hardened Rail
[A1] Trains Magazine, Trains Across America Calendar, 2022; https://www.ispatguru. com/rails-and-rail-steel/, and https://image.slidesharecdn.com/dr-140610094611-phpapp02/95/ dr-abdelrhani-lamik-voestalpine-33-638. jpg?cb=1402393639.

Page 19: LinesidePhotos
[A1] Posted by Bob Pickering at https://railpictures.net/photo/819230/.
[A2] Posted by John Doughty at https://railpictures.net/photo/451779/.
[A3] Posted by Jeffrey Lawrence at http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id =5352896.
[A4] Posted by Casey Thomason at https://railpictures.net/photo/817924/.
[A5] Posted by Jim Gavin at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1004852.

Issue 4, 2022

Page 4: The Bay Biscayne Stage Line
[A] https://www.facebook.com/search/posts?q=bay%20biscayne%20stage%20line&filters=eyJycF9hdXRob3I6MCI6IntcIm5hbWVcIjpcIm1lcmdlZF9wdWJsaWNfcG9zdHNcIixcImFyZ3NcIjpcIlwifSJ9.

Page 5: The City Seal of Stuart
https://jacqui thurlowlippisch.com/tag/florida-east-coast-railway/.

Page 6: Brightline Beat:
[A1] Posted at The Next Miami, https://www.thenextmiami.com/brightline-passes-100k-riders-in-august-closer-to-completing-orlando-extension/.
[A2] Posted at https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/brightline-sunrail-sunshire-corridor-project-could-cost-6-billion-take-10-years-to-complete/.
[A3] is for the Brightline Recipe for Success item: Posted at https://www.disneyfoodblog.com /2022/09/22/the-orlando-airport-train-to-disney-world-took-a-big-step-forward/
[A4] Posted at https://www.wptv.com/news/good-news/south-florida-couple-gets-married-on-brightline -train.

Page 12: Rockets by Rail
[A] https://www.up.com/customers/track-record/tr11172020-rocket-boosters-by-rail.htm
Page 14: FEC in the News
[A1] Customer Closure: St. Lucie News-Tribune, July 20, 2022.
[A2] BLEVE: https://cbs12.com/news/cbs12-news-i-team/i-team-feds-will-delay-bomb-train-decision-christmas-florida-liquefied-natural-gas.
[A3] Hydrogen Trains: https://www.businessinsider.com/see-photos-first-hydrogen-powered-train-now-running-germany-report-2022-7.

Page 14: FEC An Agent of Climate Change: 
[A] The Railroad That Died at Sea, P. Parks, 1968, p. 35.
Page 15: FEC Early Years
[A1] Posted by Justin MacEwen, at https://www.facebook.com/groups/realflorida.
[A2] Posted by Boynton Beach Historical Society at https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q= boynton%20beach.
Page 15: FEC Keys Memories:
[A1] Posted on https://www.facebook.com/groups/realflorida/permalink/ 2604750426456769.
[A2] Posted at: https://bylandersea.com/2010/02/the-drive-down-us1-to-key-west/.

Page 16: SD40-2
[A] Photo by John Doughty, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/785450/.
Page 17: In the Words of Ed Ball
[A] Speedway to Sunshine, S. Bramson, p. 167; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EdwardBall (businessman); and Florida; A Short History, Michael Gannon.

Page 18: Old FEC: Restored and Colorized
Credit to Bill Price, who posted these on the Old Florida Facebook group in June 2022. Many of the original B&W versions are also on www.floridamemory.com.

Page 19: Lineside Photos
[A1] - Dennis Schmidt Collection, posted at http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/fec/fec.htm.
[A2] - Don Blauvelt, posted at https://theguardiansofmartincounty.com/tag/st-lucie-river-railroad-bridge/.
[A3] – Mike Dannemann, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/515326/.
[A4] - Posted by brettrw, email brettrw@juno.com, at http://www.trainweb.org/ brettrw/fec /fec0504c.html.
[A5] – John Doughty, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/811846/.

Page 20: Back Cover Photo: 
[A] Gary Everhart collection, posted at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.Aspx?id=4 123429.

Issue 3, 2022

The Speedway 2022-3 – Attributions denoted by [A] for content when not given in articles
Note: There were some hiccups in transitioning to this way of attributing content when compiling Issue 3 of The Speedway A few articles still have attribution information in the text. [A] symbols were omitted from text in a few places. Anyone needing attribution information not found in either the print article or this list, contact The Speedway.

Page 2, Bulletin:
Flexible Schedules: https://fecrwy.com/flexible-schedule/. 
Jaxport: https://www.jaxport.com/jaxport-completes-final-phase-of-100-million-in-berth-improvements-to-enhance-container-handling-capabilities-at-blount-island/.
Page 6, The Brightline Beat
MSC Cruise Terminal: Posted at https://gcaptain.com/msc-cruises-largest-cruise-ship-terminal-portmiami/.
Brightline and Sunrail: Bob Johnston, May 6, 2022, Trains.com Newswire, and https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/orlando-plan-would-extend-sunrail-to-disney-world-with-brightline-sharing-route/.
Brightline to Tampa: https://www.fox13news.com/news/nearly-16-million-to-go-towards-high-speed-rail-plans-that-would-connect-tampa-to-orlando.
Brightline running by Christmas: https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/brightline-aims-to-start-orlando-service-by-christmas-edens-says/.
Page 6, Dog’s Breakfast
Railroad slang terms:
http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/glossry1.Html 
http://kohlin.com/rr/rrslang2.htm.
Photo by John Doughty, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/435584/,
Page 7, The Everglades Railway
The Everglades Railway: Resource and photo credits: Along the Miami River, Paul S. George, Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing, 2013, pp. 29, 66.
Page 8, Crossing Safety
https://www.railway-technology.com/news/novoaglobal-contract-brightline-railroad-safe/.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billups_ Neon_Crossing_Signal.

Page 9, FEC Cabooses on Autotrain
https://www.themetrains.com/main.html.
Autotrain Caboose 91: https://www.themetrains.com/auto-train-consist-0091-caboose.htm.
Autotrain Caboose 93: https://www.themetrains.com/auto-train-consist-0093-caboose.htm.
Page 12, Places on FEC (Or Not)
Track chart from posting by Rick Langdon in 2008, at https://rickinbham.tripod.com/TownOf SIRD/K-Line/1999TrackChartK06.jpg.
https://flaglercolorado.com/town-history/.
Page 13, The Tower Operator’s Lament
http://www.yourbook.com/DisplayArea/IP23309-07.pdf.
Page 14, Thanks to the Tanks
Water- Photo posted at https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/ 35370.
Ethanol- Photo posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/572474/.
Hypochlorite- Photo posted at http://brickbuilder711.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture. aspx?id= 2296738.
Nitrogen- Photo by Mike Woodruff, posted at http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture. aspx?id=2207122.
Helium- Photo posted at: http://spacecoastdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/ LOCOMOTIVES-435.jpg. 
Liquefied natural gas- Photo posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/715759/. 
Foodstuffs- Photo posted at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2947047.  
Unknown- Photo posted at https://railroadstrains.blogspot.com/search/label/ RR%20 FEC%20Florida%20East%20 Coast%20 Railcars.  
Page 19, Lineside Photos
“Night Lights of Broward”, by Nelson Acosta, posted at www.railpictures.net
Cemex 661, by Russell Sullivan, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/800202/.
Brightline Bright Blue, by Laurence Sly, posted at https://railpictures.net/photo/798096/.
SCFE boxcar, by Ted Marshall, posted at http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/show Picture.aspx?id=2423606.
St. Johns River bridge, by Bill Lipfert, posted on Facebook Railroad Signals page, at https://www.facebook.com/groups/93677156032/search/?q=lipfert.
Engines, by Chuck Zeiler, posted at http://rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx? id=3357255.
Marcy approach signal, by Jerry Murphy, posted on Facebook Railroad Signals page at https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=102042 13674213706&set=pcb.10152479523016033.
Page 20, Back Cover Photo
https://railpictures.net/photo/802910/.



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