This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department of Transportation plans for new facilities along the turnpike. Produced by Robert R. Favorite Productions; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
Florida Memory is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.