Railroads Historical Society Inc.

Post Office Box 490563

Leesburg, FL 34749-0563

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Welcome to the web pages of the Atlantic Coast Line & Seaboard Air Line Railroads Historical Society.   We are a FLORIDA 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the history of the Atlantic Coast Line, Seaboard Air Line , Seaboard Coast Line railroads; their predecessors and related companies, and successors.


We invite your membership.   Links to Membership applications and our publication, Lines South, are to the left.




We'd like to welcome Jim Langston and Curtis Brown, both new to the Board of Directors.   See our About Us page for a full list of directors for 2019

Winter Sale: Pullmans Derailed Book!


The ACL & SAL Railroads Historical Society announces a winter sale on Ted Shrady’s carefully researched and heavily illustrated book, Pullmans Derailed – Examination of Sleeping Car Wrecks, to give you yet another reason to get your own copy! Published by the Society, this exceptionally interesting and unusual book brings together a trove of data, analysis, photos, maps, and more you won’t find anywhere else.     We recommend ordering by PayPal – just send your payment to, and in the message area specify the Pullmans Derailed book, catalog BK-88. Payment is $27.00 plus $5.00 shipping; if a Florida resident, please also add Florida sales tax.


Or, you can use the PayPal button on our website; again, be certain to add shipping (as well as sales tax if applicable).


You can also order by mail – see our full catalog and order form at


Order now – just $27 (regularly $34.95) plus shipping, catalog BK-88



WELCOME to our new web host and a revamped website.   Still some work to be done so  please keep checking back often as we add new and old favorite features back into the system.    In the meantime, should you need something - have a question - etc - please go to our CONTACT PAGE where you will find useful email links.     Thanks!!!      ACL & SAL Historical Society


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