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All Aboard to Restore Locomotive 1504

Metro Jacksonville's Kara Holmes investigates the history of a derelict locomotive hidden behind the Prime Osborn Center.

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40 Acres and a Mule...How about a Jim Crow Instead?

This guest column by Richard Cuff shares the story behind "40 acres and a mule" and how Jacksonville was on the map of set aside land.

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Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville

Metro Jacksonville's Kristen Pickrell provides us with a review of Dorthy Fletcher's recently published book, "Lost Restaurants of Jacksonville."

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More Secrets of Jacksonville, Part II

Jacksonville has incredible stories and most of them are still largely unknown.

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Ghost of Jacksonville: Davis Street

Metro Jacksonville's Ennis Davis exposes a major early 20th century African-American urban thoroughfare that no longer exists.

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The Secrets of Jacksonville You Should Know About

Jacksonville has incredible stories and most of them are still largely unknown.

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Florida's Lost Transportation

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

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Fort King George State Historic Site – Darien, Georgia

Alex and Heather Bailey of OutsideTheDen.com take tour Fort King George State Historic Site.

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge Disaster: May 9, 1980

The worst bridge disaster in Florida history occured when an errant ship struck a major support of the southbound lane during a storm. The main span toppled into Tampa Bay. 35 people lost their lives.

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Video: Inside Riverside's Foremost Dairies, Inc.

Milk Production: "Triple Goodness". A 1948 video featuring an inside tour of milk and ice cream production in Riverside's famed Foremost Dairies processing plant.

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