Orange Blossom Cannonball departs Tavares on the last weekend of operations.
Orange Blossom Cannonball during the last weekend of operation.
The Cannonball is directed to it's train for the next trip during the last weekend of operations.
"Time Travel... What could very well be a scene a hundred years ago in 1917 Florida, in reality is one of the last runs of the "Orange Blossom Canonball" excursions out of Mount Dor... (more)
Closing out.... One of the last Cannonballs departs Mt. Dora as crowds watch. Rumors are that a new operation is in the works. For now it's only FCEN as needed.
Sendoff of the Orange Blossom Cannonball last run on Saturday. Reenactors fired off a salute as the train departed one of the more emotional scenes observed as the clock ran out.
Last runs of the Orange Blossom Cannonball as the 6 year operation ceased this weekend whilst #2 celebrated 110 years. Rumors of a replacement operation are already flying.
Dean Gordon oils Tavares Eustis & Gulf No. 2 at the depot in Tavares, FL following a day of pulling passengers on the Orange Blossom Cannonball.
Tavares, Eustis & Gulf #2 pulls the Orange Blossom Cannonball back to the town of Tavares, Florida.
With engineer Thomas East at the throttle, Tavares Eustis & Gulf #2 crosses the Apopka Beauclair Canal as the train makes its return trip back the Tavares, FL.
Now underway to Winter Garden, the Cannonball is seen just out of Tavares.
This little critter is the back up power for the Cannonball. Today seen resting east of the depot on the soon to be re opened Sorrento Branch.