On this date in 1912 the first passenger train arrived in Key West, marking the completion of Henry Flagler’s East Coast Railroad from Jacksonville to the Southernmost City.
Detail from Rand McNally’s 1912 map of Florida showing Flagler’s East Coast Railroad through southeastern Florida and the Florida Keys
Awaiting the train…
Greeting the train…
Henry M. Flagler disembarking the first passenger train to Key West
Parade celebrating the arrival of the East Coast Railroad in Key West
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