The Railroads Reach Out

Author: 
Inella Burns
Issue Date: 
January 1989

The county was both excited and cautious when the “snorting iron horse” first rolled into Mankato in 1868 and grew into a county network of rail lines by 1907.

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Red Jacket Mills, Mankato Record, Reuter, Amboy, Curtis Louer, railroad, hotels, Minneopa, Dean Rowland, Rapidan, Good Thunder, Mapleton, Wells, Vernon Center, Shelbyville, Dan Patch, Judson & Cambrie, “Alphabet Line,” Pemberton
Decade: 
1980-1989