Florida Midland Railroad

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Title

Florida Midland Railroad

Alternative Title

Florida Midland Railroad

Subject

Railroads--Florida
Railways
Winter Springs (Fla.)
Longwood (Fla.)
Altamonte Springs (Fla.)
Apopka (Fla.)

Description

List of latitude and longitude coordinates for the Florida Midland Railroad. Tracks were constructed and completed in the 1880s and ran along the current day State Road 434 near Ocoee, Florida. The Florida Midland did not last long , but did have a significant influence in the population and commerce growth in the particular area of Central Florida. The small line was originally used for logging and was pulled up after only a couple of years. The route then became a logging road.

Source

Coordinates compiled as part of a RICHES student project.

Is Part Of

Railroads in Central Florida Collection, Map Overlays Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

text/plain

Extent

1 KB

Medium

1 text file with latitude-longitude listing

Type

Line Overlay

Coverage

Winter Springs, Florida
Longwood, Florida
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Apopka, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.70218, -81.29378
28.69788, -81.32735
28.68773, -81.40647
28.67290, -81.45673

Temporal Coverage

1880-01-01/1889-12-31

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Contributing Project

Curator

Phillips, Clayton
Marra, Katherine

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Florida Midland Railroad," City of Ocoee, http://www.ocoee.org/728/City-History.
Francke, Arthur E. Early Days of Seminole County, Florida. Seminole County Historical Commission in cooperation with Seminole County Community College, Office of Community Instructional Services, 1984.
"Episode 25: The Railways of Central Florida." RICHES of Central Florida. http://riches.cah.ucf.edu/audio/Ep25-RailwaysOfCentralFL.mp3.
Mulligan, Michael. Railroad Depots of Central Florida. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2008.
Murdock, R. Ken. Outline History of Central Florida Railroads. Winter Garden, Fla: Central Florida Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1997.
Turner, Gregg M. A Journey into Florida Railroad History. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008.

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