The very first steam train in Eustis since the 1950's slides past the old Eustis depot as Maryann and Julie get their the pictures.
The first steam powered train to Eustis Florida since the 1950's departs Tavares as Maryann and Julie get their pictures. This was the first of many trips to come using rebuilt tracks in the area.
The first steam powered train to Eustis Florida since the 1950's, prepares to depart the newly rebuilt Tavares depot.
The Cannonball sits next to the new Tavares Depot being reconstructed as it once was. The "new" depot will be just like the old one and will hold a gift shop and ticket office.
The 1300hrs excursion rumbles past a small plantation enroute to Lake Jem on a warm afternoon.
The 1300hrs Sunday excursion chugs past neighborhoods on it's way to lake Jem. Rumors are that this train may be taking different routes in the future.
After backing off the wye, #2 tugs the 1300's excursion towards the depot for boarding. The tracks are right down the middle of the street on the sorrento branch.
The 11:30 trip (Train 101) scoots past the site of an old packing plant, soon to be redeveloped into an extension of Wooten park.
The allure of a steam locomotive transcends all generations. Here # 2's safety valve pops while the crew prepares it for the day's trips.
With the train in position for boarding, Engineer Thomas East climbs out of the cab to prepare # 2 for departure. Due to tight schedules outbound trips were being shoved and return pulled allowing... (more)
Christmas, Florida Style on this 80 degree day...Tavares, Eustis & Gulf Locomotive # 2 steams into the Tavares Depot with RERX Train 101 a round trip to Lake Jem and return. The train has ... (more)
The Movie Train as it is known on the 1230hrs - Train 101. Here we are reversing for the trip back to Tavares.