in Wisconsin History
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.
Immigration and Settlement|
Development of the Railroads
|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: 9/30/2014|