Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400051182
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Last Train to Paradise celebrates this crowning achievement of Gilded Age ambition, a sweeping tale of the powerful forces of human ingenuity colliding with the even greater forces of nature’s wrath. From the Hardcover edition.

Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 1400049474
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Describes the remarkable and challenging efforts of ambitious entrepreneur Henry Flagler to construct a railway that would connect Key West to the mainland, following the design and engineering of the project, the thousands of workers who ...

Hotel Ponce De Leon

Author: Leslee F. Keys
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813061498
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Keys details the famous Hotel Ponce de Leon building (currently Flagler College) and preservation efforts to reclaim the former hotel to its gilded age glory.

Meet You In Hell

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307238375
Size: 54.75 MB
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Artfully weaving the relationship of these titans through the larger story of a young nation’s economic rise, Standiford has created an extraordinary work of popular history. From the Hardcover edition.

The Allure Of Immortality

Author: Lyn Millner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813061238
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You may pause, you may shake your head, you may throw up your arms, but you will not put down this book until you're done.

The Greatest Railroad Story Ever Told

Author: Seth H. Bramson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625844530
Size: 65.62 MB
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" In this book, renowned Florida historian Seth H. Bramson reveals how the Key West Extension of the Flagler-owned FEC became the greatest railroad engineering and construction feat in U.S., and possibly world, history, an accomplishment ...

Tales Of Old Florida

Author: Frank Oppel
Publisher: Castle Books
ISBN: 9781555212254
Size: 35.53 MB
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Illustrated with rare drawings, photographs and engravings, this book will recreate a paradise that can never be again.

Hemingway S Girl

Author: Erika Robuck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101599367
Size: 63.77 MB
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Hemingway's Hurricane. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill,
2006. Standisord, Les. Last Train to Paradise. Henry Flagler and the Spectacular
Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean. New York: Three Rivers
Press, ...

Finding Florida

Author: T. D. Allman
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802193730
Size: 33.94 MB
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Paradise Screwed [2001]. Walter E. Meshaka. The Cuban Treefrog in Florida:
Life ... cooption of democratic values. Les Standiford. Last Train to Paradise:
Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an
Ocean.

Florida S Great Ocean Railway

Author: Dan Gallagher
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781561647569
Size: 78.65 MB
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The Keys were remote and with little means of communication. The massive amounts of materials had to be moved with steam power. This book tells the story of the planners and their plan and its execution.