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 Author Les Standiford
ISBN-10 1400049474
ISBN-13 9781400049479
Year 2003-08-05
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Broadway Books
Download Link Click Here


Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standifords fast paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroadone of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken destroyed in one fell swoop by the Labor Day hurricane of 1935 Brilliant and driven entrepreneur Henry Flaglers dream fulfilled the Key West Railroad stood as a magnificent achievement for more than twenty two years heralded as the Eighth Wonder of the World Standiford brings the full force and fury of 1935s deadly Storm of the Century and its sweeping destruction of the railroad that crossed an ocean to terrifying life Last Train to Paradise celebrates a crowning achievement of Gilded Age ambition in a sweeping tale of the powerful forces of human ingenuity colliding with the even greater forces of natures wrath

Other Version:

Meet You in Hell

Meet You in Hell Author Les Standiford
ISBN-10 0307238377
Release 2005-05-10
Pages 304