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The Resource Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean, Les Standiford

Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean, Les Standiford

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Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean
Title
Last train to Paradise
Title remainder
Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean
Statement of responsibility
Les Standiford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Standiford, Les
Dewey number
385/.09759/41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TF24.F6
LC item number
S73 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1830-1913
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Flagler, Henry Morrison
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flagler, Henry Morrison
  • Florida East Coast Railway
  • Railroads
Label
Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean, Les Standiford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-264) and index
Contents
  • 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
  • Map of the Key West Extension
  • Railroad Builder Overboard
  • Deep Bay
  • Wonder to Behold
  • Failed
  • Rolling On
  • Storm of Storms
  • A Fine, Improper Place
  • End of the Line
  • The Road to Paradise
  • Citizen Flagler
  • Paradise Found
  • Empire Building
  • The City That Flagler Built
  • The Stage Is Set
Control code
ocm47930616
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9780609607480
Lccn
2001047565
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean, Les Standiford
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-264) and index
Contents
  • 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
  • Map of the Key West Extension
  • Railroad Builder Overboard
  • Deep Bay
  • Wonder to Behold
  • Failed
  • Rolling On
  • Storm of Storms
  • A Fine, Improper Place
  • End of the Line
  • The Road to Paradise
  • Citizen Flagler
  • Paradise Found
  • Empire Building
  • The City That Flagler Built
  • The Stage Is Set
Control code
ocm47930616
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9780609607480
Lccn
2001047565
Other physical details
ill.

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