FLORIDA EAST COAST RALROAD
KEY WEST EXTENSION PHOTO
FEC RAILROAD PHOTO
You are bidding on a Florida East Coast Railroad Key West Extension Photo. The Photo is of " Eating my breakfast morning after storm Oct 11, 1909 Spanish Harbor" as written in ink on the back of the photo. The Photo is 2" X 3".
My Grandfather was assigned as an engineer on a work train on the Key West Extension from May, 1908 to April, 1912 and then drove the pilot train ahead of Mr Flagler's train on Jan. 22, 1912. He was then assigned to a water train between Homestead and Key West until April 1913 and never went to Key West again as he was reassigned to Miami - New Smyrna Beach .
I found the photo in my Grandfather's estate items. The Photo was taken of a gravel train unloading gravel in the Keys.
The Photo is in good condition, with handwriting on the back of the photo in ink, t is also a tape mark from the top of the photo,please view the scan.
I'm putting on eBay my grandfather's railroad pictures and vintage railroad items for collectors of FEC, Railroad and Henry Flagler Vintage memorabilia .
Payment may be made with money order, Paypal or other.
Please send $2.50 for secure shipping, I will include cardboard to protect the Photo from Postal Handling.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND A PERSONAL CHECK FOR PAYMENT OF THIS AUCTION.
Thank you for viewing or bidding.
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The third paragraph states the photo is of a gravel train. In my haste in listing with Turbo Lister I used another listing that does have the gravel train and this was an oversight on my part. The Photo is of the morning after the 1909 Hurricane as is stated on the back of the photo. I hope this did not cause any confusion.