Edward Blanton

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10:55 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Fort Pierce used to be a busy hub for the railroad

Undated photo shows pineapple packing house near Fort Pierce with FEC rail siding in front.
Florida Archives

Edward Blanton, age 90, remembers the roundhouse where Florida East Coast Railway locomotives were re-positioned. He also has vivid memories of the town's horse and buggy era.