Orlando Northwestern crosses SR 441 returning to Tavares and then to Mt Dora. The ONW has suspended operations and the future is uncertain.
Headed up by the recently restored Clinchfield 800 and ex-L&N/Seaboard System GP30 1030 (both of which are on loan from the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum), an Orlando & Northwestern ‘Golden T... (more)
The Polar Express gets ready!
The "Polar Express" has just magically popped back to Florida from the "North Pole" heading back to Tavares.
Operating over Florida Central Railroad trackage, Clinchfield 800 leads Orlando & Northwestern Railway's 7pm "Polar Express" south out of Eustis, Florida, headed back to the station in Tavares.
ACL inspired paint job.
The ACL lives! Sort of... new start up Orlando and Northwestern 1510 got an ACL inspired pain job.
The newest passenger start up in the Orlando area is the Orlando & Northwestern! Seen here in Eustis for the first trip of the day. The 1030 is set to be repainted into it's original L&N scheme.
The very first steam train in Eustis since the 1950's slides past the old Eustis depot as Maryann and Julie get their the pictures.
The first steam powered train to stand in Eustis since the 1950's sits adjacent to Farren Park in downtown. This historic trip will be the first of many on the rebuilt tracks.
Engineer Joe Pusey watches for his brakeman before getting the GP10 and consist underway.
Engineer Thomas East waits for the air test prior to departure.