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Table of contents for Last train to Paradise : Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed the ocean / Les Standiford.


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Author's Note ix

Map of the Key West Extension xi

1. End of the Line 1

2. The Road to Paradise 17

3. Citizen Flagler 35

4. Paradise Found 45

5. Empire Building 53

6. The City That Flagler Built 63

7. The Stage Is Set 69

8. The Eighth Wonder of the World 77



9. Charting the Territories 85

10. Jumping-Off Point 93

11. A Surprise, the First of Many 113

12. Nature's Fury 117

13. Duly Noted 129

14. On Toward Key West 137

15. The Signature Bridge 143

16. Seven Miles of Hell 153

17. Learning Curve 169

18. Railroad Builder Overboard 179

19. Deep Bay 191

20. Wonder to Behold 201

21. Failed 207

22. Rolling On 215

23. Storm of Storms 225

24. A Fine, Improper Place 255

Acknowledgments 260

Selected Bibliography 262

Index 265





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Railroads Florida History, Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913, Florida East Coast Railway History