Cane 1 brings loads back toward the mills in Clewiston. Note the "LED" headlamps. Sugar season runs to April and the "giant model railway" will be in action through then.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns behind the train. The burning of the cane fields is part of the harvesting process, burning off parts not used to make sugar.
312 drops off tank wagons at Belle Glade sugar mill
308 crosses the swing bridge at Moore Haven whilst hauling a rake of empty sugarcane cars, 22 Nov 2017
506 picks up sugarcane cars at Belle Glade loading point
The days of multiple Geeps guiding this job into town Mon-Fri are long gone, but what remains is the almost-clockwork arrival around 1130AM.
Mon-Fri local interchange between SCFC/USSC heads up to Fort Pierce over their K-Branch, where speeds have increased dramatically over the years, along with them down to using just one motor per r... (more)
A US Sugar Corp freight rolls west over RIM Ditch C-24 on its way back to Clewiston after interchanging with the FEC in Fort Pierce.