The tender of the 4-6-2 USSC 148 sits outside the shop in Clewiston, Florida, while GP40-2 USSC 505 is serviced on the other side of the building. The 148 tender looks pretty good as the 4-6-2 st... (more)
Cane 1 rumbles through downtown Clewiston as smoke rises from cane fields being set alight in the distance. The burning of cane fields is part of the harvesting process.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns to be made ready for harvest.
Cane 1 brings loads back toward the mills in Clewiston. Note the "LED" headlamps. Sugar season runs to April and the "giant model railway" will be in action through then.
Cane 1 returns for the mill as the cane field burns behind the train. The burning of the cane fields is part of the harvesting process, burning off parts not used to make sugar.
The South Central Florida Express turn to Fort Pierce heads east across a canal in rural western Port St. Lucie. This train is running over Florida East Coast's K Branch and will soon arrive at F... (more)
The "Fort Pierce Turn," a manifest for Fort Pierce/FEC heads on north through the northern portions of the small town of Pahokee, FL on the K Branch.
It is said that some of the best bass fishing in the world can be found in and around Lake Okeechobee. I observed these fisherman catch a fish from the Miami canal shortly before the arrival of th... (more)
A loaded cane train makes its way south toward Belle Glade and eventually the large Clewiston mill.