David Welch paces the 1920-built US Sugar 148 in his 1930-built Ford Model A, along US highway 27 near Palmdale, Florida, at a steady 40 miles-per-hour.
The last runby during the Trains Magazine US Sugar 148 photo charter was at the curve near the Shawnee cane loadout between Moore Haven and Clewiston. On the final pass, the crew gave it all they ... (more)
Trains Magazine's photo charter train with US Sugar's pacific #148 is seen here crossing what I call the "curvy bridge", over a canal near the Sugarton cane loadout on the west side of C... (more)
US Sugar 506 shoves into the Bryant Mill yard as the sun sets over the cane fields.
Wildfire danger was especially low with all the foam trackside....today is part of a special Trains Magazine charter of #148, the first of its kind. 2022 will see a lot of special service with the... (more)
Holy smoke. Wow. This is what we get up early and travel for. US Sugar & Trains Magazine hosted a small charter for #148 which has essentially put the cane field operations on "the railfan map"... (more)
The 148 puts on an awesome display of smoke and steam making it's way through one of the last few bends before Clewiston.
US Sugar 148 heads over the Moore Haven bridge, with excursion train in tow.
Captured by my son, Michael, is an interesting view of US Sugar's Pacific #148 reflecting itself into a "pool of water" along the "Okeelanta Strait". I thought it w... (more)
The northbound US Sugar Sebring Turn crosses Fisheating Creek in Palmdale, Florida.
US Sugar's shiny Pacific runs west across the Miami Canal, after leaving the Okeelanta sugar mill.
US Sugar's shiny Pacific glides east across the Miami Canal, nearing the Okeelanta sugar mill.