The Plant System was a system of railroads and steamboats in the U.S. South, taken over by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1902. The original line of the system, named after its owner, Henry B. Plant, was the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway, running across southern Georgia.
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... Florida Railway (SOU) Suwanee Live Oak continues as Live Oak and Rowland's Bluff Railroad (Plant) junction with Pensacola and Georgia Railroad (SAL), Live Oak and Perry Railroad and ...
... Plant and his Plant System (headed by the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway) bought 3/5 of the stock of the South Florida after an unsuccessful attempt to buy the Florida Southern Railway ... Plant had made an agreement with the Florida Southern not to build the SF W south of Gainesville or Palatka, the northern ends of the Florida Southern, but the existing South ... Plant then made agreements with all the railroads building towards Tampa except for the Florida Transit and Peninsular Railroad ...
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“Never expect any recognition herethe system prohibits it. The cross is not affixed to the genius, no, the genius is affixed to the cross.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)
“What do we plant when we plant the tree?
We plant the ship that will cross the sea,
We plant the mast to carry the sails,
We plant the planks to withstand the gales
The keel, the keelson, and beam and knee
We plant the ship when we plant the tree.”
—Henry Abbey (18421911)