Historic Markers Across Florida



Porter Wood Burning Locomotive



Marker ID:  
Location: on Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90), between North 4th Street and North 5th Street, Jacksonville Beach, FL
County: Duval
Coordinates: N 30° 17.314    W 081° 23.62
  30.28856666    -81.39366666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Porter wood burning locomotive
representing type of engine
employed during the 1880's on the
Saint Johns Railway, Saint Augustine's
first passenger line - chartered
in 1858 and in active operation
until 1894.
Donated to City
by
Greville Bathe
January 8, 1960