Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad 
A nonprofit organization dedicated to preserve railroad history in Pasco County and the surrounding area.

Located in Crews Lake Wilderness Park, Pasco County Florida

 

The History Of The Orange Belt Railway

Our railroad is based roughly on the Orange Belt Railway, a narrow gauge railroad that was built in this area of Florida in the late 1890's. You can use the following links to learn more about that railroad. These links take you to other sites on the internet, that are not owned or operated by the Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad. We claim no ownership to these sites or this information, and take no responsibility to the content or it's accuracy.

There is a write up on Wikipedia on the Orange Belt Railway. The location of that page is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Belt_Railway

There was an article published in the April 2011 edition of "Trains Magazine. The location of that article is: http://trn.trains.com/railroads/ask-trains/2011/04/history-of-the-orange-line

Don Hensley has an article on the Orange Belt Railway on his "Taplines" site. The location of that page is: http://www.taplines.net/March/obstory1.htm There are three pages in that article. Page 2 Page 3