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Florida's Great Ocean Railway
     

Florida's Great Ocean Railway

by Dan Gallagher
 

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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

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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 have never been published before.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561647095
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
12/19/2013
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dan Gallagher was a college professor who moved to the Keys and became a boat captain, environmental guide, editor, and writer. He wrote a number of books and publications on various parts of the Keys railway before writing this book.

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