The last day of operations for Tavares, Eustis & Gulf was pretty photogenic.
TE&G went out with a literal "bang" during the last weekend of January. Had never seen so many people out chasing in Lake County, ever!
This is first to last run of TE&G out of Tavares. They had to take on some fuel (wood) before heading out, allowing for a little show.
Orange Blossom Cannonball departs Tavares on the last weekend of operations.
Orange Blossom Cannonball during the last weekend of operation.
The Cannonball is directed to it's train for the next trip during the last weekend of operations.
"Time Travel... What could very well be a scene a hundred years ago in 1917 Florida, in reality is one of the last runs of the "Orange Blossom Canonball" excursions out of Mount Dor... (more)
Closing out.... One of the last Cannonballs departs Mt. Dora as crowds watch. Rumors are that a new operation is in the works. For now it's only FCEN as needed.
Sendoff of the Orange Blossom Cannonball last run on Saturday. Reenactors fired off a salute as the train departed one of the more emotional scenes observed as the clock ran out.
Last runs of the Orange Blossom Cannonball as the 6 year operation ceased this weekend whilst #2 celebrated 110 years. Rumors of a replacement operation are already flying.
Yes, indeed, they use P-train symbols!!
#2 steams into the depot for the first trip to "the North Pole" for the day, which happened to be pretty chilly, allowing #2 to show off a bit.