US Sugarcane RR - 3.15.21

Give us a run down of what you saw, post pictures if you'd like...any info is welcome.
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US Sugarcane RR - 3.15.21

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The US Sugarcane RR is busiest from October to April during sugarcane harvest season. Empty "cane cars" are moved from the processing plant in Clewiston, Florida to the various trackside loadouts in sugarcane fields outside of town to be loaded, then brought back into town to the processing plant.

Monday, March 15th

Empty Train leaving the plant.

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Ballast Train

ImageUS Sugarcane Work Train - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Trackwork

ImageUS Sugarcane Trackwork - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Empty Train leaving Clewiston

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane crossing US.27 - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Spotting cars at the loadout

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Lite Engine

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - Miami Canal by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Loaded Train heading into town.

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - Miami Canal by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageUS Sugarcane RR - near Clewiston, FL by tcamp7837, on Flickr

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Re: US Sugarcane RR - 3.15.21

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Nice report of a neat railroad! Was it difficult to get pictures?
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Re: US Sugarcane RR - 3.15.21

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Not at all. Very accessible and friendly. But is mostly a seasonal RR.

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