View showing the Florida East Coast Railway's overseas extension construction workers gathered for an event.

View showing the Florida East Coast Railway's overseas extension construction workers gathered for an event.


Image Number

  • PR77867

Year

  • Between 1905 and 1912

Series Title

General Note

  • Work on the overseas extension began in 1905. It was operational from 1912 until the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935. Financially unable to rebuild, the Florida East Coast Railway sold the roadbed and remaining bridges to the State of Florida, which built the Overseas Highway to Key West, using much of the remaining railway infrastructure. The extension was later added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 as Overseas Highway and Railway Bridges.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate


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Chicago Manual of Style

View showing the Florida East Coast Railway's overseas extension construction workers gathered for an event. Between 1905 and 1912. Black & white photonegative, 35 mm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254168>, accessed 22 May 2019.

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View showing the Florida East Coast Railway's overseas extension construction workers gathered for an event. Between 1905 and 1912. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/254168>.

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(State Archives of Florida)