By Gregg Turner

ISBN-10: 0738524212

ISBN-13: 9780738524214

ISBN-10: 1589730771

ISBN-13: 9781589730779

Florida's railroad history all started within the 1830s amidst local American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways because the basic mode of delivery, the "Iron Horse" associated virtually each city and town, carried travelers and locals, and ably conveyed the wealth of Florida's mines, factories, forests, groves, and farms. approximately a hundred seventy five years later, railroads nonetheless stay a in charge resource of delivery in the Sunshine State.

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