Tradewinds Adventure - Afforable Guides to the Florida Keys and Safe Designated Drivers
The Old Seven Mile Bridge
The Old Seven Mile Bridge
Much like Lee Roy Brown it has a couple of pieces gone.
Locomotive 253 from the Flagler Overseas Railway
Locomotive 253 from the Flagler Overseas Railway
Engine 253 being restored in Ft Pierce Fl and will return to service this year and could be part of our famous History Tour. The restoration is being preformed by the Steam Locomotive Association #253. This engine will operate as a sightseeing tour train here in Florida.
Key West
Key West
The Flagler Overseas Railway meets the Havana Ferry that ran on a schedule daily that made a trip to Cuba a great part of your vacation. This was a must in the old days and only wish it could be part of the History Tour today.
Rail Crew 1920 from the Flagler Overseas Railway
Rail Crew 1920 from the Flagler Overseas Railway
Upper Key Largo near Jewfish Creek. This looks alot like the Lake Surprise area
Tavernier, Part of our Day Trip
Tavernier, Part of our Day Trip
Key Lime Pie Factory still standing at mile 86 on the overseas highway and is part of our History Tour. Sorry no pies made here for many years.
Bales of pot recovered by DEA
Bales of pot recovered by DEA
We call them square grouper and they float into shore during the night when the pickup boat missed them. Not part of The Day Trip and of course you don't have to inhale. (Bill Clinton)
Key Largo International Airport
Key Largo International Airport
Airstrip in the woods used by drug runners. This strip can still be viewed from the new Jewfish Creek bridge on the Keys Day Trip. (no body scan here)
DC-3 Mosquito Control over Key Largo
DC-3 Mosquito Control over Key Largo
These wwII aircraft made it possible for us to live a better life outside. Painted yellow after the late 70s. (Not part of the History Tour)
DC-3 Mosquito Control
DC-3 Mosquito Control
Mosquitos were bad in the old days and we always looked forward to this air assault on these pesky critters. This was really great Sightseeing!!! (Not part of our History Tour)
African Queen
African Queen
Key Largo- home of the African Queen and can be viewed or chartered at the Key Largo Holiday Inn, Key Largo Princess ticket office on our History Tour
Key Largo Caribbean Club
Key Largo Caribbean Club
Bogart's movie Key Largo was filmed here at mile 104 on the overseas highway in Key Largo on the Keys Day Trip. Come on in for a cold one!! Our tour guides will be happy to take you here on the Keys Day Trip
Mosquito Control
Mosquito Control
When the spray actually killed mosquitos and the pilots were REAL !!!! You had to hold onto your hat. I was recently informed by Mosquito Control that the new spray does the same job as the old fog and that the pilot is not a WWII combat veteran pilot but she is much better looking.
Henry Flagler's Station in Key West
Henry Flagler's Station in Key West
See much of what it took to build The Overseas Railway. Presentation is done electronicaly however it is very informative and is near the wharf so it is free, at least for now.
Key West Museum of Art
Key West Museum of Art
The Museum of art is on the way to Mallory Square on the Key West Day Trip and it is worth the trip so don't miss this great opportunity for some culture.
Key Largo
Key Largo
Bogart and Hepburn pictured in the movie African Queen. The boat used in the movie African Queen can be seen at the Key Largo Holiday Inn on the Keys Day Trip or the History Trip. It is possible to charter the African Queen at the booking office for the Key Largo Princess
Islamorada
Islamorada
1935 Hurricane Monument in Islamorada near mile 81
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