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Who created it? Standiford, Les.
What's it called? Last train to Paradise : [Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean] / Les Standiford ; centennial edition with a forward by John Blades, Director of the Henry Morrison Flagler Musuem.
Who published it? Palm Beach, Fla. : Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, [2011]
Edition info! Centennial ed.
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Location Call No. Status
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  385.09759 Sta  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 328 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Helpful notes! Reprint. Orignally published: New York : Crown, 2002.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-318) and index.
What's it about? Chronicles the rise and fall of the Key West Railroad--which reached from the shores of mainland Florida to the island of Key West--describing its seven-year construction under the watch of entrepreneur Henry Flagler and its destruction by a hurricane in 1935.
What's in it? Map of the Key West Extension -- End of the Line -- The Road to Paradise -- Citizen Flagler -- Paradise Found -- Empire Building -- The City That Flagler Built -- The Stage Is Set -- The Eighth Wonder of the World -- Charting the Territories -- Jumping-Off Point -- A Surprise, the First of Many -- Nature's Fury -- Duly Noted -- On Toward Key West -- The Signature Bridge -- Seven Miles of Hell -- Learning Curve -- Railroad Builder Overboard -- Deep Bay -- Wonder to Behold -- Failed -- Rolling On -- Storm of Storms -- A Fine, Improper Place.
Helpful subjects! Railroads -- Florida -- History.
Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913.
Florida East Coast Railway -- History.
More people who helped! Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913.
Special numbers! 9780983937807
098393780X
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