The Resource Streetcars of Florida's First Coast, (electronic resource)

Streetcars of Florida's First Coast, (electronic resource)

Label
Streetcars of Florida's First Coast
Title
Streetcars of Florida's First Coast
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late 1800s, a new method to power streetcars ushered Florida's First Coast cities into the modern era. Earlier travelers moved around town on hay burners, but after the very first electric-powered trolley cruised up Jacksonville's Main Street in 1893, railways cropped up throughout the region. When the new railroad terminal opened in 1919, it handled millions of passengers, becoming the hub of the streetcar system and the largest railroad station in the South. With almost sixty miles of track, the Jacksonville Traction Company was the largest streetcar system in Florida. Award-winning author and historian Robert W. Mann chronicles the story behind Florida's bygone streetcar epoch and the dramatic history of city builders, financiers, organized labor, civil rights, fire, fever, nabobs and railway men
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mann, Robert W
Dewey number
388.4/6097591
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electric railroads
  • Street-railroads
  • Jacksonville Region (Fla.)
  • Atlantic Coast (Fla.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Streetcars of Florida's First Coast, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509099
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509099
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509099
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Streetcars of Florida's First Coast, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11509099
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11509099
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11509099
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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