Seen through the haze of burning fields, Cane 5 rolls into Moore Haven with 20 loaded gons. The floodwalls of Lake Okeechobee can be seen in the background.
US Sugar quickly gained notoriety in 2020 for operating their steam locomotive on the only Toys For Tots special in the entire state of Florida.
Cane 5 crosses the South Central Florida Express Moore Haven Drawbridge, on the way to dropping 25 empty cane racks for loading west of town.
The former FEC 148, now USSC 148 arrives at Moore Haven to prep for the first Santa Express train.
Christmas Florida Style! U.S. Sugar's first annual Santa Express steams out of Moore Haven. Toys were given out by Santa and the US Marines at various stops along the way.
308 powers away from Moore Haven as it hauls empty sugarcane wagons back to the fields for loading, 22 Nov 2017
308 crosses the swing bridge at Moore Haven whilst hauling a rake of empty sugarcane cars, 22 Nov 2017
A beautiful Florida afternoon sees a local sugar cane train heading back towards Clewiston with loads crossing the Caloosahatchee canal.
USSC GP11 #305 pulls an empty cane train for a load out northwest of town.
Luckily, the sugar cane shown in the photo was just short enough to allow for a shot of this Clewiston bound cane train in southeast Moore Haven.
After getting out and manually pushing a button to turn the swing bridge, the conductor rides on the front steps to once again get out and manually push a button to close it. In the background is ... (more)