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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Railroad travel"
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Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Date
1888-03
Description
A photographic travel book illustrating the trip taken by members of the General Passenger Agents Association and their wives from March 17-19, 1888, on a "Special Train to Florida." The photographs are accompanied by quotations from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton; "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; poet Stanley H. Ray; poet Lord Byron; a conversation between Walter Raleigh and Queen Elizabeth I; "Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare; "Castle of Indolence" by James Thomson; and the second canto of "The Pelican Island" by James Montgomery. Based on the photographs and captions, the passengers went to Hagerstown, Maryland; Burnside Bridge in Antietam, Maryland; Natural Bridge and Chattanooga in Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; and the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida.
Collection
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Atlantic Coast Line Vestibuled Train to Florida, 1887

Atlantic Coast Line Vestibuled Train to Florida, 1887

Date
1887
Description
Pamphlet for the luxury vestibuled train cars to begin on the Atlantic Coast Line in 1888. Includes illustrations of the interiors of several cars. Pamphlet has a cropped corner, but loses no information.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_975.9-g326_01Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"still imageFlorida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Railroad trains
Railroad travel
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flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905TextRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
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sle_transportation_01Atlantic Coast Line Vestibuled Train to Florida, 1887TextAdvertising--Railroads
Railroad travel
Passenger trains
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