Local traffic passes over the yard lead to the Cuba Libre Sugar Mill while an Alco built 2-8-0 takes a break from its switching chores.
3 standard gauge 2-8-0s are seen at the loco depot at Boris Luis Santa Coloma sugar mill in 1997. 1805 and 1701 are both Baldwin locos from 1920, while 1806 was built by Vulcan in 1918.
Standard gauge 1805 is a Baldwin product from 1920. It is seen at a loading point on the Boris Luis Santa Coloma system in 1997..
Most people visited Mal Tiempo sugar mill to see the wonderful narrow gauge steam locos, but also present at the mill were these 2 standard gauge locos. I do not know their numbers or history.
1414 of Jesus Rabi mill passes the old station at Calimete in 1997. The loco is a 1920 built ALCo 2-8-0.
Double headed cane train on the Mal Tiempo 3 foot gauge line. The locos are 1903 and 1909 Baldwin products.
We visited the mill at Ciudad Caracas in 2003. It was not operating and the locos were all dumped, as here. I read that the mill was working in 2004 but with diesel locos. Anyone know the identity... (more)