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Brief history of the Florida East Coast Railway and its part in the remarkable development of the Florida East Coast.
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.
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.
Florida East Coast Railway Railroads -- Florida -- History Florida -- History Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 Railroads
St. Augustine, Fla.
Florida East Coast Railway
39 pages : illustrations, facsims., maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
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75961192 (oclc), CF00001729 (IID), ucf:20020 (fedora)
Florida East Coast Railway, "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." (1946). Florida Heritage. 146.