Sabula Railroad History - Sabula, Iowa
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 03.829 W 090° 10.306
15T E 734003 N 4660732
Quick Description: This metal marker, fastened on a concrete and brick plinth is located near the intersection of Vulcan and Elk Streets in Sabula, Iowa.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2019 8:05:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM10R9A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 3

Long Description:
This metal marker, fastened on a concrete and brick plinth is located near the intersection of Vulcan and Elk Streets in Sabula, Iowa. Along with the marker, there is a bay window caboose from the Milwaukee Road line number 992194 just to the south of the marker. At the top of the embankment is a current set of railroad tracks.

SABULA RAILROAD HISTORY

Depot Site 1882 - 1958
Had 10 daily passenger trains 1919
Four car steam ferry used 1872-1882
In winter tracks were laid on ice.
Actual tracks are above, donated
by Leslie Struve.
First bridge built in 1882. Present
bridge built in 1906

Plaque donated by
Celebration Comm. 1987

- Marker Text



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