Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railroad Depot

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Title

Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railroad Depot

Alternative Title

Apopka SAL Depot

Subject

Apopka (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida

Description

The Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railway Station, located at 36 East Station Street in Apopka, Florida, in 2014. The depot was built in 1918 after a tornado destroyed the original brick building. It operated until the 1960s as a train station, primarily for passenger service though it did have a freight bay. The building was sold to a man who owned a meat store, and was used for storage until Matt Jordan, the current owner, bought the building. The building was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1993.

Creator

Connolly, Lehman

Source

Original color digital images by Lehman Connolly, February 7, 2014.

Date Created

2014-02-07

Contributor

Connolly, Lehman

Is Part Of

Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

215 KB
210 KB

Medium

2 color digital images

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Apopka Seaboard Air Line Railroad Depot, Apopka, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and owned by Lehman Connolly.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Lehman Connolly 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

Connolly, Lehman
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Shofner, Jerrell H. History of Apopka and Northwest Orange County, Florida. Tallahassee, Fla: Sentry Press], 1982.
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.
Griffin, William E. Seaboard Air Line Railroad: The Route of Courteous Service. Lynchburg, VA: TLC Pub, 1999.
Johnson, Robert Wayne. Through the Heart of the South: The Seaboard Air Line Railroad Story. Erin, Ont: Boston Mills Press, 1995.
"Atlantic Coast Line & Seaboard Air Line." Railroads Historical Society, Inc. http://aclsal.org/.
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.

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