Sioux City Iowa had a EL Train!

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Sioux City Iowa had a EL Train!
Posted by anglecock on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 3:08 PM

Apparently SC was busy enough to justify a 3 mile long EL train. This Iowa not Chicago. The story is that a developer wanted to build houses in Morningside but had to cross a river and a bunch of railroad tracks to get there. So he built a EL train at a cost of 500,000 in 1890 money.It ran for 15 years or so until the next finacoal panic set in

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