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Florida’s Great Ocean Railway

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The building of Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway extension over water to Key West from 1905 to 1916 was s triumph of engineering and logistics. The Keys were remote and with little means of communication. The massive amounts of materials had to be moved with steam power. This book tells the story of the planners and their plan and its execution. It has 250 old photos, most of which have never been published before.

BOOK DETAILS
  • Pages: 208

  • Dimensions: 8.5x11

  • Format:  Paperback
    ISBN: 9781561647095

    19.95
  • Format:  eBook
    ISBN: 9781561647569

    9.99
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The Plan
Reshaping the Keys
Vessels of the F.E.C.
The Workers
Homestead to Snake Creek
Windley’s Island to Long Key
Long Key and the Great Viaduct
The Marathon Construction Complex
Knight’s Key to Little Duck Key
Bah

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The building of Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway extension over water to Key West from 1905 to 1916 was s triumph of engineering and logistics. The Keys were remote and with little means of communication. The massive amounts of materials had to be moved with steam power. This book tells the story of the planners and their plan and its execution. It has 250 old photos, most of which have never been published before.

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