Tuesday, December 6, 2011

On Eve of Centennial, Florida Keys Women Recall Riding Over-Sea Railroad

Henry Flagler’s Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad ceased operating in 1935, but two Keys women vividly remember childhood experiences riding the “railroad that went to sea.”
Completed in 1912, it was called the Over-Sea Railroad because its track stretched more than 100 miles out into open water.
For 23 years it carried passengers from mainland Florida to and through the Keys, affording them a breathtaking sense of steaming across the ocean. Continued

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