Aerial view of a train swept off its tracks by a hurricane - Florida Keys, Florida

Aerial view of a train swept off its tracks by a hurricane - Florida Keys, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/27849
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Aerial view of a train swept off its tracks by a hurricane - Florida Keys, Florida

Image Number

  • RC04345

Year

  • 1935

Series Title

General Note

  • This train was derailed by a Labor Day storm that swept through the midsection of the Florida Keys, killing upwards of 400 people, including 200 World War I veterans employed on highway construction and federal relief work projects.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 9 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 06398.

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Aerial view of a train swept off its tracks by a hurricane - Florida Keys, Florida
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