Wisconsin Central Railway 1871 through 1909 : photo archive

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Published by Iconografix in Hudson, Wis .

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  • Wisconsin Central Railway Company -- History,
  • Wisconsin Central Railway Company -- Pictorial works,
  • Railroads -- Wisconsin -- History,
  • Railroads -- Wisconsin -- Pictorial works

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Statementedited with introduction by P.A. Letourneau
GenrePictorial works
SeriesPhoto archive series
ContributionsLetourneau, Peter A., 1950-
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16999518M
ISBN 101882256786
LC Control Number97075275

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In the Wisconsin Central became the property of the Soo Line Railroad. This provided the Soo Line with a Chicago gateway.

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