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Don L. Hofsommer
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The Tootin' Louie: A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway

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The Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL), affectionately known as the Tootin' Louie, was founded in 1870 to serve a Minneapolis business community threatened by powerful railway interests emerging from both Chicago and Milwaukee. Although its goal of providing a direct rail artery to St. Louis proved elusive, the M&StL became a 1,600-mile road that supplied...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published December 21st 2004 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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