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First Railroad Chartered in 1875
Written by Henry C. Frey of Stuart, Florida, and published in the Orlando Sentinel on Monday, March 5, 1956. First Railroad Chartered in 1875 Editor: Orlando's first railroad was unique. It was the first and only railroad to this day, owned and fina ... Read more
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Arrival of Engines Put City on Map
This article penned by well-known Orlando resident W. R. O'Neal was published in one of the Orlando newspapers in January 1936. It appears this was an entry in a column called: "Memoirs by W. R. O'Neal." History of Railroad Entry to Area Recalled Th ... Read more
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Bill "Boxcar" Leach: A History of Florida Railroads
Bill "Boxcar" Leach worked for the railroad in Central Florida for 40 years. Listen as he tells the history of railroads in Florida from the railroad bonds issued for Civil War debt to Sun Rail and Rails to Trails and the nearly 3,000 miles of right away ... Read more