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The Sioux City & Pacific Railroad Company

The Library/Archives recently acquired this stock certificate for the Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Company. The company was founded in 1864 for the express purpose of building a connection between Sioux City, Iowa and the Union Pacific’s main line at … Continue reading

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A Window into Abraham Lincoln’s Funeral Car

If you had to guess the history of this object, what would you think? Perhaps an old, well-used picture frame?  Actually it’s original purpose was a window frame, and it’s part of a much bigger story. This window frame was from the … Continue reading

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