Florida's Lost Transportation

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The lost urban railroads of Florida. A brief photo album of the lost rail transit systems in Florida.

The following assortment of photos do not represent the final disposition of the property, but are random shots of various periods of time. Imagine what it would cost to replace this?

Altamonte Springs

Courtesy of State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/27097

Altamonte Springs was one of several small Florida communities that offered horse drawn streetcar service during the early 20th century. Others not highlighted in this article included Arcadia, Avon Park, Bartow, Gainesville, Leesburg, Mulberry, Tallahassee, Orlando and West Palm Beach.

Bradenton: Manatee Light and Traction Company

The Manatee Light and Traction Company began operations on Christmas Day 1903, connecting Bradentown, Manatee, and Fogartyville. Operations ceased in 1905.

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