Last Train at the Mount Dora Train Station

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Title

Last Train at the Mount Dora Train Station

Alternative Title

Last Mount Dora Train

Subject

Mount Dora (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida

Description

The last passenger train at the Mount Dora Train Station, located at 341 North Alexander Street in Mount Dora, Florida, in 2012. 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.

Creator

Andrusia, Kevin

Source

Digital reproduction of original color image by Kevin Andrusia on RailPictures.Net, January 2012.

Date Created

2012-01

Contributor

Palmieri, Pat
Gray, Mark

Has Format

Original color image by Kevin Andrusia, January 2012.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color image by Kevin Andrusia, January 2012.

Is Part Of

Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

586 KB

Medium

1 color image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Mount Dora Train Station, Mount Dora, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and owned by Kevin Andrusia.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Kevin Andrusia 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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