Railroad Blog Posts

Railroads – Part 2

In March, 1880 it was reported the narrow gauge railroad has built an elevated track to improve handling of grain transfers. In November, 1880 it was reported that work on an engine house was progressing nicely. The bricks coming from Adel, the lumber from Minneapolis. Mr....
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Railroads

It would not be a complete history of Waukee without relating more history of the two railroads that cross in our fair city. From September, 1963, “Palimpset” a monthly publication of The State Historical Society of Iowa, a story was found about the Rock Island in Iowa. Since the...
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