[FlaRRHistory] Mars team track

Don Hensley <taplines@...>

Frank Thibodeau wrote:

Why was the siding on the FEC in jupiter called the Mars
team track,when the Celestial Railroad never came that
far north?

You may need to hunt up Seth Bramson for such a question on the FEC, however the Celestial Railroad or Jupiter & Lake Worth did run to Jupiter, but I have no idea how ancient Jupiter and modern Jupiter align up these days. Mars itself was just a lonely flag stop 6 miles south of Jupiter and was used for letting off passengers for hunting or swimming on the nearby beach. Sounds like somebody with FEC had a sense of either history or humor when they named it the Mars team track.

Donald R. Hensley, Jr.
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