Tamiami trail blazers holding sign - Tamiami Trail, Florida.

Tamiami trail blazers holding sign - Tamiami Trail, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/28143
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Tamiami trail blazers holding sign - Tamiami Trail, Florida.

Image Number

  • RC04681

Year

  • 1923

Date Note

  • Photographed April 4-22, 1923.

Series Title

General Note

  • The trail blazers were the first men to cross the unfinished portion of the trail (from Fort Myers to Everglades City) in automobiles. The group included one commissary truck, 7 model T Fords, and a new Elcar but only the 7 Fords made it.
  • The Ford Model T Coupe, in which Russell Kay and Frank Whitman made the trip, was owned by Florida Grower magazine.

Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 18355c.

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