Colorful Florida Tourist Railroad

Fireman Scott Colagiacomo rests his arm as the train comes into Tavares, Florida, on street trackage.

On Wednesday and Saturday of my Florida vacation I stopped by the Orlando & Northwestern, a tourist operation based out of Tavares, Florida. They have some streamlined equipment some of which is painted in a pseudo Illinois Central scheme.

Motive power consists of a chop-nose geep, a former Louisville & Nashville GP30 and the repainted Clinchfield F7 No. 800. I was able to get photos of all three engines.

Article and Photographs by Todd Dillon

Ex-L&N GP30 No. 1030 at Mt Dora. Plans are to restore it to its original L&N paint scheme.

Orlando and Northwestern 1510 leaves Tavares.

 

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