Punta Gorda Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot

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Title

Punta Gorda Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot

Alternative Title

Punta Gorda ACL Railroad Depot

Subject

Punta Gorda (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida
Segregation--Florida

Description

The Punta Gorda Train Depot, also known as the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, was erected in Punta Gorda, Florida, in 1928. The depot was built with in Spanish style that was popular at the time and resembles a Mediterranean resort. It was built to service mostly freight but passengers were also carried. On east side of the building lay the tracks. During the segregation era, the depot's entrance had different doors for "whites" and "coloreds." Two different waiting areas and bathrooms were built to separate passengers.

Creator

Ortner, Joseph

Source

Original color digital images by Joseph Ortner, March 2014.

Date Created

2014-03

Contributor

Ortner, Joseph

Is Part Of

Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

302 KB
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Medium

3 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Punta Gorda Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Punta Gorda, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and owned by Joseph Ortner.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Joseph Ortner and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Dr. Connie L. Lester's American Economic History Undergraduate Class, Spring 2014

Curator

Ortner, Joseph
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"ABOUT THE DEPOT." Punta Gorda Train Depot & Antique Mall. http://pgtraindepot.wordpress.com/about/.
Antique Mall. http://pgtraindepot.wordpress.com/about/.
"Punta Gorda Train Depot." Punta Gorda Historical Society. http://puntagordahistory.com/ourhistoricbuildings/puntagordatraindepot.html.
"Punta Gorda Train Depot Antique Mall & Museum." Punta Gorda Historical Society. http://www.puntagordavisitor.info/Historicpuntagorda/traindepot.html.
Mulligan, Michael. Railroad Depots of Central Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2008.
Turner, Gregg M. A Journey into Florida Railroad History. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008.
Turner, Gregg M. A Short History of Florida Railroads. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2003.
Murdock, R. Ken. Outline History of Central Florida Railroads. Winter Garden, Fla: Central Florida Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1997.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 25: The Railways of Central Florida." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2477.
"Our Evolution and History: CSX." CSX http://www.csx.com/index.cfm/about-csx/our-evolution-and-history/interactive-timeline/.
"The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Standard Railroad of the South." The American Railroads: A Long and Storied History. http://www.american-rails.com/atlantic-coast-line.html.

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