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Brief history of the Florida East Coast Railway and its part in the remarkable development of the Florida East Coast.

Description

Short history of the Florida East Coast Railway and its role in the growth and development of the east coast of Florida. Includes several facsimilies of early travel brochures.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Before the railway came -- The first railroad -- Conditions further south -- Further railroad development -- The "empire builder" arrives -- Building the Ponce de Leon -- Beginning of empire -- Two events of 1888 -- Other improvements -- Reaching farther south -- Creation of Palm Beach -- Building of Royal Poinciana -- Founding of West Palm Beach -- Still farther south.

Notes

Cover title.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2006. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.

Subject

Florida East Coast Railway Railroads -- Florida -- History Florida -- History Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 Railroads

City

St. Augustine, Fla.

Publisher

Florida East Coast Railway

Extent

39 pages : illustrations, facsims., maps, portraits ; 23 cm.

Format

application/pdf

Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from no less than 400 dpi tiff images

Identifier

75961192 (oclc), CF00001729 (IID), ucf:20020 (fedora)

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The story of a pioneer: a brief history of the Florida East Coast Railway and its part in the remarkable development of the Florida East Coast.

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