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Tropical Florida In The Heart Of The South. Jacksonville, Palatka, Deland Sanford Enterprise And Intermediate Landings Clyde St Johns River Line

Tropical Florida In The Heart Of The South. Jacksonville, Palatka, Deland Sanford Enterprise And Intermediate Landings

Clyde St Johns River Line

Publication: Privately printed, nd (circa 1920), Jacksonville

9" x 24" sheet folded to 12 panels, each 9" x 4." Colorful pictorial cover panels, illustrations, time schedules, passenger fares, map. Much information about the beautiful St. Johns River which begins in the northwest corner of the Florida Everglades flows in a northerly direction into the Atlantic Ocean 25 miles beyond Jacksonville. Discusses coming from the North via the Clyde Line to Jacksonville, taking a newly renovated boat offered by the Clyde St. Johns River Line to Palatka. Palatka is the principal railway center in the middle of the state. The upper portion of St. Johns is narrow and tortuous winding its way through dense undergrowth, climbing mosses, overhanging foliage, et. al. The voyage continues through Lake George and re-enters the upper river. The steamer stops at Astor and St. Francis landing at the town of Beresford with popular winter resorts nearby. Sanford is the terminus of the Clyde St. Johns River Line. One panel is devoted to a detailed map of the St. Johns River. Also a picture of the Clyde Line, a part of the Clyde Steamship Company. Light soiling to bottom of front panel fore-corner, a 3/4" scrape which affects the text to panel two as well as a 3/4" scrape on the panel facing panel two (erasing much of the name of the steamboat), else a very nice copy.

Inventory Number: 39861

$225.00