2:14 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Nine-mile railroad in Indian River County was seen as the start of a cross-Florida rail

Undated photo shows 'motor passenger, baggage, mail railroad vehicle' in Fellsmere.
Florida Photo Archives

But the Sebastian to Fellsmere line never went farther west. Fellsmere Vice Mayor Joel Tyson rode it one time,  in the 1940s.  The train is long gone, but the site is expected to become a hiking and biking trail.