Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the Orange Belt Route, 1883

Transcript

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FLORIDA SOUTHERN

RAILWAY,

The Orange Belt Route of Florida.

DOUBLE DAILY PASSENGER TRAINS.

ALL STEAMERS on the ST. JOHNS RIVER connect with this line at PALATKA for GAINESVILLE, NEWNANSVILLE, OCALA, LAKE WEIR and LEESBURG, SUMTERVILLE, BROOKEVILLE and TAMPA.

FAST TRAIN AND SMOOTH TRACK.

PASSENGER COACHES EQUIPPED WITH ALL MODERN IMPROVEMENTS.

Close connection made with Northern Fast Mail trains and Charleston Steamship Lines

SHERMAN CONANT

Gen'l Manager.

J.D. Hollister

Gen'l Supt.

2,000,000 ACRES.

FLORIDA SOUTHER RAILWAY

LAND GRANT.

ORANGE AND GRAZING LANDS.

EASY TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS.

Large bodies of choice grazing land will be sold at a low figure, and stock me would do well to examine it.

For particulars write to

C.A. BOARDMAN, Com'r of Lands F.S. Ry.,

PALATKA, FLA.

Source

State Library of Florida: Florida Collection, 917.5979-W371 06

Description

Advertisement for the Florida Southern Railway, the "Orange Belt Route of Florida," as well as its large land grant. The company was offering both transportation options and land for sale. Printed on page 112 of Charles Henry Webber's The Eden of the South, Descriptive of the Orange Groves, Vegetable Farms, Strawberry Fields, Peach Orchards, Soil, Climate, Natural Peculiarities, and the People of Alachua County Florida (New York, 1883).