2 edition of story of the Fort Dodge street railway system found in the catalog.
story of the Fort Dodge street railway system
A. P. (Albert Parks) Butts
|LC Classifications||MLCS 82/5356|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||43 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Number of Pages||43|
|LC Control Number||82114796|
Fort Dodge was founded in as a military post to police the Iowa frontier. A subsequent land boom created fortunes that were reinvested in the local economy. The town soon earned the nickname "Mineral City" because of the extensive deposits of coal, gypsum, limestone, and clay. By , the city was a rail center and the world's largest producer of gypsum products. Larger Transit Agencies All Transit Agencies & Local Links, by County & City Rail Ferry Statewide, Intercity, & Regional To add, change, or delete your site, please email the web address of your site, as well as the name of your organization and your contact information to [email protected] Larger.
FDDM - Squaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa) Built ; Damaged by flooding Lost Timber stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames. Two story brick depot with sign saying Boone on front and railroad tracks running along the side of the depot. Building in background. "FtDDM&S Station & System Offices, Boone, Ia, Railroad Photos, Basil W. Koob, Box , Fort Dodge, Iowa"--Photograph verso.
Delay in Block Productions tells the story of this grade through interviews, video and photos. And Pentrex has digitized and enhanced a Southern Railway / Norfolk Southern training film that shows everything needed to take a car coal train down the mountain. You'll be in the cab! 1 hour 17 minutes. Color, chapter markers, narration, On. Much of this excerpt was adapted by Rath from Robert Wright's Dodge City, The Cowboy Capital, , still the best book on the period.] (© , Ford County Historical Society, Inc., Rath Collection) Also see: Coronado Cross, east of Ft. Dodge, Kansas and 4th of July, , Fort Dodge Soldiers Home.
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Pure Nostalgia: Memories of Early Iowa, Ames: Iowa State University Press, Includes a chapter written by Butts, "From Steam to Diesel." Call number CT P Available in Library's General Collection and in University Archives. The earliest beginnings of the Fort Dodge, Des Moines and Southern Railway started with the Crooked Creek Railroad, a three-foot narrow-gauge line chartered in The CCR would complete an eight-mile route from Judd, near Fort Dodge and a connection with the.
In the early part of this century, Iowa had an important coal-producing region. The need to move this coal provided the incentive to build railroads.
Incorporated on Februthe Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway grew to become the longest interurban in Iowa. Its mile long mainline from Des Moines to Fort Dodge linked the coal and agricultural regions of. The FtDDM&S acquired control of the Newton & Northwestern along with the Fort Dodge Street Railway (a local trolley line) and the Ames and College Railway, a two- mile steam dummy line organized on Sept 9, operating from Ames to the Iowa State College.
To connect with this line, a seven-mile extension was built north from Kelly. Download Citation | On Jul 1,Douglas Biggs published Forging a Community with Rails: Ames, Iowa Agricultural College, and the Ames & College Railway, — | Find, read and cite all.
As a part of the "Rail Reality: How the Trains Made Ames" series at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa, Bob Bourne gave an excellent presentation on the Fort Dodge, Des Moines. The area where Fort Dodge would be built had long been called home to the Sioux, Winnebago, and Sac and Fox tribes before Iowa became a part of the Louisiana Purchase in Up until the time that Lewis and Clark came through inthe region was only known to the American Indian tribes and French fur traders.
Following the Lewis and Clark expedition, however, many others would begin to. Rail Transportation Bureau. Historic Iowa rail maps. Iowa rail map ; Iowa rail map ; Historical Railroad Maps from the United States Library of Congress. Identifier: streetrailwayjonewy Title: The Street railway journal Year: (s) Authors: Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation Publisher: New York: McGraw Pub.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to Views: Lorenzo S. Coffin Burial Plot, Northwest of Fort Dodge off Iowa Hwy 7.
Oakland Cemetery, North 15 th Street, Fort Dodge. Oleson Park Music Pavillion (Bandshell), Oleson Park Avenue, Fort Dodge. Ringland-Smeltzer House, 2 nd Avenue South, Fort Dodge. The Beh Building, Central Avenue, Fort Dodge. Also known as the "Fort Dodge Line" the FDDM&S was relatively rare in its financial success when most interurbans struggled and went under prior to World War II.
The system later became part of the much larger Chicago & North Western (C&NW) in the late s, which promptly set. In addition, the Fort Dodge Railroad Bridge has a larger system of deck truss spans. The Fort Dodge Railroad Bridge consists of four main Baltimore deck truss spans which are significant as a relatively uncommon truss design, and they are also aesthetically pleasing due to their complex geometry.
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Over-the-Air TV is free for anyone that wants it — all you need is a good antenna. Mason City & Fort Dodge Railway Company was incorporated on Junder the general laws of the State of Iowa, for a period of 50 years, for the purpose of holding certain property, described hereinafter in the report on that company.
On Apall of its property was conveyed to the Mason City & Fort Dodge. Illinois Central System Calls State Control of Rates Backward Step 30 The Little J and the Railway ProblemV V vBoatner P J Mooney Prophet of Diversiﬁcation H Curtis 39 dining car district division Dubuque employes engine equipment farm feet ﬁeld ﬁgures ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁre ﬁreman ﬁrst ﬁve foreman Fort Dodge Freeport.
DODGE CITY, Kan. – The history of Dodge City is the history of the Old West. And that history begins with the opening of the Santa Fe Trail in Responsible for all street maintenance including street sweeping, street patching, snow and ice removal, dust control and pothole repair. Traffic Safety: Maintains o street and traffic signs.
Responsible for painting all lane lines, lane indication markings, School Crossings and railroad crossings on over miles of city streets.
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