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Discovery Bay in Saint Ann, Middlesex, Jamaica
 

Planet Locomotive

 
 
Planet Locomotive Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 8, 2019
1. Planet Locomotive Marker
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Planet Locomotive
This Planet Locomotive equipped with a horizontally opposed 4 cylinder 2 stroke 20 hp diesel engine was last in operation at Inswood Estate. It was used to haul sugar cane from field to factory and was capable of a maximum load pulling capacity of 60 tons. It was taken out of service in 1960 and is estimated to have hauled 4000,000 tons of cane
 
Location. 18° 27.972′ N, 77° 24.903′ W. Marker is in Discovery Bay, Middlesex, in Saint Ann. Marker can be reached from Route A1, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Columbus Park and the marker are roughly 0.5 km from the Discovery Bay Bauxite Pier.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sugar in Jamaica (a few steps from this marker); Jamaica in 1494 (within shouting distance of this marker); Logwood Scale (within shouting distance of this marker); Chattanooga Cane Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Clan Campbell Coat of Arms (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
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Planet Locomotive and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 8, 2019
2. Planet Locomotive and Marker
The marker and locomotive are in the middle of the parking lot of Columbus Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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