The Building of the Florida East Coast Railway<br />
Ponce de Leon Hotel<br />	In 1885, Henry Flagler began to construct the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida.  At...
The Jacksonville, St Augustine and Hailfax River Railway was just the beginning.  Watch as Flagler expanded the railway to...
1885<br />
1889<br />
1894<br />
1896<br />
1912<br />
1935 <br />
This railway is still used everyday with only slight modifications.  It no longer runs passengers.  Instead it transports ...
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The building of the florida east coast railway

  1. 1. The Building of the Florida East Coast Railway<br />
  2. 2. Ponce de Leon Hotel<br /> In 1885, Henry Flagler began to construct the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida. At that time he purchased the Jacksonville, St Augustine, and Halifax River Railway. <br />
  3. 3. The Jacksonville, St Augustine and Hailfax River Railway was just the beginning. Watch as Flagler expanded the railway to Key West in 1912 before a portion was destroyed by a hurricane in 1935.<br />Click here to watch the transformation<br />
  4. 4. 1885<br />
  5. 5. 1889<br />
  6. 6. 1894<br />
  7. 7. 1896<br />
  8. 8. 1912<br />
  9. 9. 1935 <br />
  10. 10. This railway is still used everyday with only slight modifications. It no longer runs passengers. Instead it transports freight. Without it, who knows is Florida would be as well traveled as it is today. <br />Click here to view the PowerPoint again<br />Click here to return to the lesson<br />

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