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Early Bird, Florida
The Alice Mine in Early Bird, 1910
|Elevation||75 ft (23 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||295250|
Early Bird was located along a now-abandoned 29 mi (47 km) branch of the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad, constructed in 1891.
A phosphate mine was located in Early Bird, and other mines were located nearby.
Early Bird had a post office in 1893.
By 1915, the mine had been "long ago abandoned".
In 1920, the Melton Timber Company operated a logging railroad and mill in Early Bird.
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