Sumter County 469 begins and travels north from Florida 50 to Center Hill (junction Sumter County 48). Photo taken 10/18/08.
Tarrytown (junction Florida 471) is the next control point along Florida 50 west. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Traveling through the settlement of Mabel on Florida 50 shortly after junction Sumter County 469. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 50 enters equally rural Linden on the southwestward push toward Tarrytown. Photo taken 10/18/08.
There is not much to Tarrytown outside a handful of buildings. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 471 crosses paths with Florida 50 at Tarrytown, linking the state road with Webster to the north and junction U.S. 98 in Polk County to the south. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 471 is remarkably straight as it stems north from U.S. 98 until Sumter County 526 at Sumterville. The road is a popular truck route and also one of two main routes to the Webster Westside Flea Market, Florida's largest swap meet. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Leaving Tarrytown, Florida 50 continues 23 miles to Brooksville and 35 miles to its end at Weeki Wachee. Photos taken 10/18/08.
Sumter County 478A meets Florida 50 at its southward turn, forming a loop between the state road and Florida 471 south of Webster. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Westbound Florida 50 at the northbound beginning of Sumter County 478A. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Drivers span the Little Withlacoochee River on the southward trajectory of Florida 50, entering Hernando County in the process. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Meeting Florida 50 next is the north end of Hernando County 575 (Burwell Road). Photo taken 10/18/08.
Hernando County 575 (Burwell Road) provides a back route into Lacoochee (junction U.S. 98 & 301) from Florida 50 west. Photo taken 10/18/08.
One mile east of Ridge Manor on Florida 50 west. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Ridge Manor represents a wide spread area of rural streets mainly north of Florida 50 and west of U.S. 301. Photo taken 10/18/08.
U.S. 301 enters Ridge Manor from the Sumter County seat of Bushnell to the north. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Ocala and Dade City are the control points of U.S. 301, a route that mainly parallels Interstate 75 between Tampa and Marion County. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 50 west at the intersection with U.S. 301. U.S. 301 continues south a short distance to its merge with U.S. 98 at Lacoochee; from there the tandem continue to Dade City, the Pasco County seat. Photo taken 10/18/08.
An Interstate 75 trailblazer joins Florida 50 westbound in this shield assembly posted after U.S. 301. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Florida 50 continues west from Interstate 75 to Brooksville with U.S. 98 and Weeki Wachee (junction U.S. 19). Photo taken 10/18/08.
U.S. 98 angles northwest from its split with U.S. 301 at Lacoochee to merge with Florida 50. Photo taken 10/18/08.
U.S. 98 heads north from Bartow and Lakeland to Dade City and junction Florida 50. With Florida 50 in tow, the federal highway resumes a westward course through to Brooksville. Photo taken 10/18/08.
Olancha Road ties into U.S. 98 & Florida 50 from Ridge Manor Road to the north. U.S. 98 south travels through Riverdale to U.S. 301. Photo taken 10/18/08.