Perhaps Metro Jacksonville FORGOT to let anyone know until today:

Back in February 2008, on the 26th to be exact,

” … with the help of tipster Ocklawaha,  Metro Jacksonville found a NYC subway car in Springfield, just north of Downtown Jacksonville.

Originally operating on New York City's IND line, this photo from NYCSubway.org shows the cars operating on their home turf.

Originally operating on New York City's IND line, this photo from NYCSubway.org shows the cars operating on their home turf.

“The subway car, #983, was built by the American Car & Foundry Co. in 1935. At just over 60 feet long and weighing in at 83,963 pounds, it represents a significant piece of New York City and transit history.”

LINK to the story and pictures of  the NOW RUSTY car #936 can be found here.

Ocklawaha is indeed a finder of  both lost railroads AND lost railcars!

UPDATE:  LINK to the Prime F. Osborn  Convention Center can be found here.

"Jacksonville Terminal, Jacksonville, FLA." "Beautiful Florida: The Winter Playground of the Nation" Published circa 1920s by Curt Teich & Co. Chicago, USA. Postcard collection of Roy Winkelman.

"Jacksonville Terminal, Jacksonville, FLA." "Beautiful Florida: The Winter Playground of the Nation" Published circa 1920s by Curt Teich & Co. Chicago, USA. Postcard collection of Roy Winkelman.

– k. a. gardner

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