A RDC-1 loads school children on an outing leaving from the Santa Clara, Cuba station.
One of FCC's MLWs heads westbound tonnage on Cuba's main east-west route. We were en route between steam operated sugar lines and came across this unplanned and most welcome encounter.
Pounding across the freeway with more loaded cane. The road bridge is unfunished - just as it was on my previous visit there in 1989.
Why this 'Central' (Sugar Mill) should be named after a large Antipodean semi-continent is not known. Evidence of recent heavy showers is apparent. The mogul is a 1915-built Baldwin, and has spent... (more)
The midday sun is high and it's hot, even in February. A crew member walks forward to tend the switch. On of the Venezuala Mills Baldwins.
Local train formed of Budd cars converted to loco hauled vehicles, plus boxcars converted to basic passenger carrying cars.
An old German railcar in Cuba, former DR, than DB and still wearing that logo!