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A man recollects the development of the La Crosse and Milwaukee Railroad

Early Railway History, Suggested by the Removal of the Old La Crosse Depot


In this letter to the editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel, the author recounts the history of railroads in Wisconsin, especially that of the La Crosse and Milwaukee line. He argues that in the development of every railroad, there are three distinct phases: yearning, enthusiasm, and corruption.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Development of the Railroads
Creator: Unknown
Pub Data: Milwaukee Sentinel. 23 July 1893. Wisconsin Historical Society
Citation: "Early Railway History, Suggested by the Removal of the Old La Crosse Depot." Milwaukee Sentinel. (23 July 1893). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=759; Visited on: 4/16/2014
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