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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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Date Issued:
1946
Summary:
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.
Title: 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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Alternative Title: Brief history of the Florida East Coast Railway and its part in the remarkable development of the Florida East Coast.
Name(s): Florida East Coast Railway
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1946
Publisher: Florida East Coast Railway
Place of Publication: St. Augustine, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 39 pages : illustrations, facsims., maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: 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.
Target Audience: College students and adults
Target Audience: general
Identifier: AAB9131QF00008/10/200511/13/200622924BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), FHP C UCF 2005-08-03 (DNX), FCLA url 20060606xOCLC (snx), 75961192 (oclc), CF00001729 (IID), 2585368 (digitool), ucf:20020 (fedora)
Note(s): 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(s): Florida East Coast Railway
Railroads -- Florida -- History
Florida -- History
Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913
Railroads
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/fhp/CF00001729.jpg
Owner Institution: UCF
Original Title: 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.
(OCoLC)01321410
Is Part of Series: Florida Heritage Collection.
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