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Railroad Land Sales

Railroad Land Sales
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Title: Railroad Land Sales
Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in northern Wisconsin. One side shows a frontier log cabin home and the back includes a promotional text in both English and German.

Image ID: 24505
City, State: Wisconsin
Ephemera Collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre: Print
Subjects: Log cabins
Real estate development
Cutover lands
Emigration and immigration

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