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Cedar Rapids & Chicago Railroad

History

   On June 28th, 1886 the Cedar Rapids & Chicago Railroad Company was incorporated to build a line from Cedar Rapids to Manchester Iowa to tap into the growing community of Cedar Rapids.  Construction began in July of 1887 in Cedar Rapids and by January of 1888 had reached Manchester.

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Built:   1887-1888
Admitted:   1888
Fate:   Coming in the future.
Dedicated Links:  None Known
Source   Most of the data came from Carlton J. Corliss' 1950 book, Main Line of Mid-America

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