A Short History of Florida Railroads (Making of America) by Gregg Turner

By Gregg Turner

Florida's railroad background all started within the 1830s amidst local American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways because the fundamental 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 shipping in the Sunshine State.

Show description

Read or Download A Short History of Florida Railroads (Making of America) PDF

Best railways books

Lost Trolleys of Queens and Long Island (Images of Rail)

An awesome collection of electrical trolley traces as soon as traversed the cities and villages of Queens and manhattan. With names like Jamaica critical, Northport Traction, Ocean electrical, and the Steinway strains, a few meandered throughout meadows and hills whereas others sped over increased tracks. there has been even one line that had streetcars yet no tracks.

Airbrushing for Railway Modellers

The airbrush is a necessary instrument for modellers striving for professional-looking effects. it might tremendously improve the standard of your modelling output, even if utilizing an entire livery scheme or just mixing in parts of latest paintwork. a very good airbrush will supply unprecedented degrees of end and consistency, in addition to the opportunity to create certain results equivalent to weathering and stencilling.

Rails Across Ontario: Exploring Ontario's Railway Heritage

Discover Ontario’s wealthy railway historical past — from stations and motels to coach rides, bridges, water towers, and roundhouses. Rails throughout Ontario will take the reader again to a time while the railway governed the economic system and the panorama. examine old stations, railway museums, history educate rides, and historical bridges.

Roanoke Locomotive Shops and the Norfolk & Western Railroad (Images of Rail)

Roanoke retailers has been an essential a part of the Roanoke Valley and the �Magic urban� for greater than a hundred twenty five years. based in 1881 as an autonomous corporation, Roanoke computing device Works equipped new locomotives and vehicles for the Shenandoah Valley and Norfolk & Western Railroads. located among the picturesque Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, the power triggered an monetary growth within the close by village of huge Lick and the encompassing region.

Additional resources for A Short History of Florida Railroads (Making of America)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.86 of 5 – based on 19 votes