Mount Dora Train Station, 1915

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Title

Mount Dora Train Station, 1915

Alternative Title

Mount Dora Train Station

Subject

Mount Dora (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida

Description

The Mount Dora Train Station, located at 341 North Alexander Street in Mount Dora, Florida, in 1915. 1886 was when the first railroad stopped in Mount Dora, connecting Jacksonville to Tampa. The Mount Dora Depot cost $8,223 to build. The last passenger train left Mount Dora in 1950 and freight was discontinued in 1973. On March 5, 1992, the station was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Source

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph, 1915: Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida.

Date Created

1915

Contributor

Gray, Mark

Has Format

Original black and white photograph: Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida.

Is Part Of

Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida.
Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

295 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Mount Dora Train Station, Mount Dora, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Florida Department of State Division of Historical Resources 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

Gray, Mark
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.
"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.
Homan, Lynn M., and Thomas Reilly. Mount Dora. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2000.

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