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BROOKSVILLE RAID, 2010

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FX Chapter Sec-Treas. Don Andrus keeps a close eye on then chapter president, Rob Feeney operating the key in the Southern Telegraph Field Office at the annual Brooksville Raid Civil War Re-enactment.

EQUIPMENT ON DISPLAY, BROOKSVILLE RAID, 2008

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Antique and replica telegraph equipment displayed and demonstrated at the Southern Telegraph Field Office during the Brooksville Raid Civil War Reenactment, January 2008.

TOM BJORKMAN AND CLYDE FRANCIS COPYING MORSE

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Florida Chapter member, Tom Bjorkman, copies messages from his Instructograph machine during Springtime on the Mall at Avon Park, FL, March 24, 2007, as At-Large member, Clyde Francis and a visitor watch.

WARREN MCFARLAND SENDING A SOUVENIR TELEGERAM

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Florida Chapter member, Warren McFarland, sends a souvenir telegram for a visitor during Sprintime on the Mall in Avon Park, FL, March 23, 2007. The Florida Chapter has devised a souvenir telegram blank to be used for that purpose.

CLYDE FRANCIS AT THE KEY

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At-Large chapter member, Clyde Francis, at the key during Springtime on the Mall in Avon Park, FL, March 23, 2007. The cap that Clyde is wearing is a CB&Q RR Agent's cap, which belonged to his father, who was an agent-telegrapher for the CB&Q.

MR LINCOLN VISITS THE TELEGRAPH OFFICE

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A Civil War reenactor, portraying President Lincoln visits the U. S. Military Telegraph Office in Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, FL, during the 2007 Civil War Days at that location.  The office is staffed by Florida Chapter member Robert Feeney, seated at the telegraph key, and his father, Florida Chapter member John Feeney, standing.

MEMBER DON ANDRUS AND VISITOR

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Florida Chapter member Don Andrus explains the Chapter demonstration to a visitor at the Plant City Model Train Show, March 2007.

Oscar the Raccoon

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Oscar the Raccoon was a big hit, especially with the younger spectators, as he sat in the cooking pot, twitching his tail, at the encampment of the Southern Telegraph Company at the 2007 Brooksville Raid Civil War reeanacmtnt.

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