Vintage 1910s Clinton Iowa Postcard C. & N.W. Double Track Railroad Bridge

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Vintage 1910s Postcard showing the N.W. Double Track Bridge Crossing the Mississippi at Clinton Iowa.

Published by the Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME, U.S.A. Card number 15262.  Made in Germany.

Back reads: At an expense of Dollars 2,000,000, the C. & N.W. Ry. have constructed a steel double track railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Clinton, to supercede the old single track bridge which has been in use since 1865. This bridge is the most massive construction of any railroad bridge on the Mississippi.

Card is used with a 1912 St. Joseph, Missouri postmark. Mailed to Mr. Theo Dein at Alexandria, Nebraska. Condition is very good with some edge and corner wear and light soiling.

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