The Minaz narrow gauge Consolidation #1390 hauling a short train has made a brief stop at a little station. The Consolidation is a Baldwin from 1912 and has been delivered new to the mill as Santa... (more)
Among Cuba's most precious operable locomotives in 1996 was this 30-inch gauge Baldwin 0-6-0 built in 1882. The locomotive has been built for this area as Ingenio Santa Lucia #1 and was nicknamed ... (more)
There was no regular passenger transportation service on the Rafael Freyre network. The only way for the peasants living along the track to get to the nearest town was to take one of the company's... (more)
Among Cuba's most precious operable locomotives in 1996 was this 30-inch gauge Baldwin 0-6-0 built in 1882. The locomotive has been built for this area as Ingenio Santa Lucia #1.
The Minaz Russian diesel #38028 is shunting in the Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Sugar Mill yard.
Minaz #1826 (an Alco Consolidation from 1921) is shunting in the Ciro Redondo yard.
Minaz #1138 is a Baldwin Mogul from 1908. It has been delivered new to the Caibarien & Moron Railway as #6. The Simon Bolivar mill had a very photogenic yard area where one of Cuba's few remaining... (more)
Minaz #1363 from the simon Bolivar Sugar Mill is shunting in the yard. This locomotive is a Baldwin from 1917 and has been delivered new to the Caibarien & Moron Railway as #9. The Simon Bolivar n... (more)
The two Minaz steamers #1530 and #1531 are being prepared for their next duty at the Jose Smith Comas shed. The pair of sister Moguls came new to this mill as #1 and #2 and were always maintained ... (more)
In 1996, the locomotive working as the Jose Smith Comas mill switcher was a rare 0-4-0T built by Porter in 1909. It remains in good condition at this mill, which has now been turned into a sugar m... (more)
The Minaz #1510, a Mogul built by Alco in 1907, is shunting in the Boris Luis Santa Coloma yard. The Vulcan #1806 can be seen in the back.
The Minaz #1806, a Vulcan Consolidation from 1918, is being prepared at the Boris Luis Santa Coloma shed for a next run out in the sugar cane fields.
Portrait of the Minaz #1307, a Baldwin Consolidation from 1920. The locomotive has been built new for this mill as #2.
Portrait of the Minaz #1338, a Baldwin Mogul from 1920. In 1996, this locomotive was used as yard switcher.