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The cab of the 4-6-2 USSC 148 sits on a flatcar outside the shop in Clewiston, Florida, while GP-11 USSC 312 sits with five other diesel locomotives on the servicing track. The 148 cab looks prett... (more)
The tender of the 4-6-2 USSC 148 sits outside the shop in Clewiston, Florida, while GP40-2 USSC 505 is serviced on the other side of the building. The 148 tender looks pretty good as the 4-6-2 st... (more)
One of the many United States Sugar Corporation Railroad locals returns to Sugar Yard with a cut of loaded sugar cane cars with GP38-2 404 leading solo.
304 arrives at Clewiston with a train of sugarcane from Moore Haven, 25 Nov 2018
A line up of spare power at Clewiston
A tour of the USSC shops during the FECRS tour. Taken with permission.
A tour of the USSC shops where hard working shop crews stay busy.
Cane season is over, USSC power stands at Clewiston. Taken w/ permission during FECRS tour. Take a note of the LED headlamps and ditch light.
Cane 1 rumbles through downtown Clewiston as smoke rises from cane fields being set alight in the distance. The burning of cane fields is part of the harvesting process.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns to be made ready for harvest.
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.