Lake Wales Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot and Lake Wales Depot Museum

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Title

Lake Wales Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot and Lake Wales Depot Museum

Alternative Title

Lake Wales ACL Railroad Depot and Museum

Subject

Lake Wales (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida
Museums--Florida

Description

The Lake Wales Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, located at 325 South Scenic Highway, in Lake Wales, Florida, in 2014. The depot was established in 1928 by the R. W. Burrows Construction Company. It was the second station built in Lake Wales since the coming of the railroad in 1911. It continued to operate as a functioning railroad depot for several decades. In 1978, the depot was dedicated as the Lake Wales Depot Museum, housing the local history of the Railroad Depot and the City of Lake Wales.

Creator

Campbell, Tyler

Source

Original color digital image by Tyler Campbell, February 21, 2014.

Date Created

2014-02-21

Contributor

Campbell, Tyler

Is Part Of

Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

295 KB

Medium

1 color digital image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Lake Wales Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot and Lake Wales Depot Museum, Lake Wales, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and owned by Tyler Campbell.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Tyler Campbell 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

Campbell, Tyler
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

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.
"ABOUT THE DEPOT." Lake Wales Museum & Cultural Center, City of Lake Wales. http://www.cityoflakewales.com/439/Depot-Museum.
"THE RAILROAD AND LAKE WALES." Lake Wales Museum & http://www.cityoflakewales.com/439/Depot-Museum.
"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.

Transcript

LAKE WALES

LAKE WALES FOUNDED BY LAKE WALES LAND CO.
1911

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