Friday's photo charter heads southward from Keela on the Okeelanta branch that serves Domino Sugar. The train has just crossed the diamond with what has become the USSC mainline since branches we... (more)
Running at 40mph into the evening light, USSC #148 makes a dash for Clewiston after completing a weekend of trips out of Lake Pacid
With a Ford Model T posing at track, US Sugar #148, a century-old 4-6-2 Pacific-type steam locomotive and short consist wait for passengers to board an excursion to Moore Haven, approximately 16 m... (more)
USSC 148 leads the Ice Cream Express Westbound toward the Clewiston Yard. This was the third of three trips on this day.
USSC 148 leads the Ice Cream Express Eastbound toward the Miami Canal. This was the first of three trips on this day.
US Sugar Co. 148 pulls in to Clewiston as the first day of the AAPRCO excursion comes to a close.
US Sugar #501 leads a loaded sugar cane train south through Pahokee on its way back to Clewiston.
Day 2 of AAPRCO's Sugarland Limited starts with a SB departure from Clewiston towards Lake Harbor, where the first run-by of the day will be conducted. This open field just south of the yard provi... (more)
US Sugar #310 leads an eastbound to the mill in Clewiston, where the sugar cane will be unloaded and processed.
Three US Sugar engines rest outside the North Shops at Clewiston. #410 ran west light out of the yard shortly after this photo.
USSC 409 hauls freshly cut sugarcane from the fields to the mill along the USSC tracks near Evercane Rd
Every ten years or so, AARPCO charters some sort of "rare mileage" trip in Florida. For 2022, they chose the US Sugar operations which might seem new to many, based on my own observatio... (more)
With AAPRCO's "Sugarland Limited" in tow, USSC 148 eases across the Port Mayaca lift bridge, which is the only example of its type in the entire state.
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Instructed to "Bring on the smoke", the crew of 148 rolls coal as they accelerate towards the photo line set up at Miami Canal Rd in Lake Harbor. Taken during AAPRCO's "Sugarland Li... (more)
US Sugar #407 idles outside the shops at Clewiston.