A tour of the USSC shops where hard working shop crews stay busy.
Cane season is over, USSC power stands at Clewiston. Taken w/ permission during FECRS tour. Take a note of the LED headlamps and ditch light.
Morning departure to Fort Pierce. 8 AM on the dot.
US Sugar Corp train from the FEC interchange crosses the Miami Canal in the late afternoon.
506 passes Lake Harbor whilst hauling a train of sugarcane from Bryant to Clewiston, 23 Nov 2017
303 approaches Bryant with a rake of loaded sugarcane, 22 Nov 2017.
At Bryant 303 will swap it`s loaded cars for empties and return back to the fields for loading...
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.
308 powers away from Moore Haven as it hauls empty sugarcane wagons back to the fields for loading, 22 Nov 2017
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.