Iowa's Last Narrow-Gauge Railroad

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When talk began circulating in 1848 about the importance of railroads, the people of Cascade grew anxious. Without direct access to navigable rivers other than the Mississippi over 36 miles away, their community could very well fade from existence. They needed a railroad as soon as possible. The idea raced forward, with the backing of the Chicago, Clinton, Dubuque and Minnesota Railroad Company, or "the River Road," which ran along the western bank of the Mississippi River and passed through Bellevue. Their hopes and dreams ...

Iowa's Last Narrow-Gauge Railroad 2006, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738541181

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Iowa's Last Narrow-Gauge Railroad 2006, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531624811

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