Atlantic Coast Line Passenger Station on West French Avenue

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Title

Atlantic Coast Line Passenger Station on West French Avenue

Alternative Title

ACL Station on French Avenue

Subject

Photography--Florida
Street photography--Florida
Sanford (Fla.)
Railroads--Florida
Railroad depots
Railroad stations--Florida
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company

Description

This location contains was home to a two-story brick Atlantic Coast Line passenger station, Sanford's third train station, which was built for a cost of $70,000 and opened on January 14, 1913. It served passengers until 1952, and was torn down in the 1960s. The Atlantic Coast Line, controlled by J. P. Morgan, operated throughout the American Southeast during the latter half of the 19th and early 20th centuries, The ACL had numerous lines throughout Florida and played a major role in building up Central Florida's infrastructure during the early 20th century.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Photographic Collection, box 3, folder Transportation--Railroads, General Collection, UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1900-1910

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph.

Is Part Of

Photographic Collection, box 3, folder Transportation--Railroads, General Collection, UCF Public History Center, Sanford, Florida.
General Photographic Collection, Student Museum and UCF Public History Center Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Is Referenced By

Mills, Jerry W., and F. Blair Reeves. A Chronology of the Development of Sanford. S.l: s.n.], 1975.

Format

image/jpeg

Extent

4 MB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Sanford, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.806726, -81.273119

Temporal Coverage

1900-01-01/1910-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Student Museum and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Morton, Dave

Digital Collection

External Reference

Mills, Jerry W., and F. Blair Reeves. A Chronology of the Development of the City of Sanford, Florida: With Major Emphasis on Early Growth. S.l: s.n.], 1975.

Transcript

ATLANTIC COAST LINE
SANFORD

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Original Format

1 black and white photograph

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