The Orange Blossom Cannonball crosses a small trestle over Lake Dora, shortly after departing the station.
Tavares, Eustis and Gulf tourist shortline Orange Blossom Cannonball 2-6-0 #2 heading down the middle of Main Street in Tavares, FL and to the depot in preparation for the days runs while a group ... (more)
Note that the "2" on the boiler is now red.
Tavares, Eustis and Gulf steamer 2-6-0 #2 about to reach the end of it's run from Tavares to Lake Jem, FL, passing in front of a pond near Lake Jem.
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.
Horsing around with the steamer....
With the line to Mount Dora out of service, this is one of few "water" shots you can get!
This time of year you can get end-of-day light on the train...and from here it will go to the "North Pole" for Santa trains.
The Tavares, Eustis & Gulf excursion, running tender first towards Tavares, passes a few locals enjoying a Saturday afternoon horseback ride.
The 3:30pm Tavares, Eustis, and Gulf excursion passes by Al's Dockside Barbeque, where two jolly railfans enjoyed lunch and the lakeside scenery while waiting on the train.
TE&G Santa Train passing the old Tavares Depot.
After what was billed as the last run as an oil burner, the 1907 Baldwin will be converted back to a wood burner.
Tavares, Eustis & Gulf's locomotive # 2 has reversed and is returning to Tavares tender first. Seen here crossing CR 448.