Florida’s Abandoned Overseas Railroad will freak you out
Perhaps the most famous (or infamous) abandoned railroad in the US, the Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railroad was completed by 1912 and was considered a miracle of modern engineering. The “railroad that went to sea” travelled over a large number of bridges in the 127 miles from Florida City to Key West, the longest one spanning 7 miles. The Key West Extension was the dream and brainchild of Henry Flagler. He lived to see the first train arrive in Key West, then died soon after.
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