The Cannonball sits next to the new Tavares Depot being reconstructed as it once was.
The Cannonball sits next to the new Tavares Depot being reconstructed as it once was. The "new" depot will be just like the old one and will hold a gift shop and ticket office.
The 1300hrs excursion rumbles past a small plantation enroute to Lake Jem on a warm afternoon.
The 1300hrs Sunday excursion chugs past neighborhoods on it's way to lake Jem. Rumors are that this train may be taking different routes in the future.
The only train of the day departs Tavares and chugs past a reborn Wooten Park. The area has seen extensive development. To see... (more)
After backing off the wye, #2 tugs the 1300's excursion towards the depot for boarding. The tracks are right down the middle of the street on the sorrento branch.
Leased from the Reader Railroad in Arkansas, this wood-burning Mogul is used to power the “Orange Blossom Cannonball” excursion on FCEN rails between Tavares and Lake Jem, FL.