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Last Train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

Last Train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-1400049479

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ISBN13: 978-1400049479
ISBN10: 1400049474
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Published: 2002
International: No

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Last Train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-1400049479

Les Standiford

ISBN13: 978-1400049479
ISBN10: 1400049474
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Three Rivers Press

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Last Train To Paradise is novelist Les Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad - one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.S. shores.

Table of Contents

1. End of the Line
2. The Road to Paradise
3. Citizen Flagler
4. Paradise Found
5. Empire Building
6. The City That Flagler Built
7. The Stage Is Set
8. The Eighth Wonder of the World
9. Charting the Territories
10. Jumping-Off Point
11. A Surprise, the First of Many
12. Nature's Fury
13. Duly Noted
14. On Toward Key West
15. The Signature Bridge
16. Seven Miles of Hell
17. Learning Curve
18. Railroad Builder Overboard
19. Deep Bay
20. Wonder to Behold
21. Failed
22. Rolling On
23. Storm of Storms
24. A Fine, Improper Place