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Shattuck, S. F., et. al (ed.) / A history of Neenah
(1958)

Transportation,   pp. 424-429 PDF (1.6 MB)


Page 425


TRANSPORTATION
tion so that they passed through both towns. The depot was then
moved to a site in the rear of the jersild Knitting Company building,
presently owned by Marathon Corporation, and remained there until
1893, when the present brick structure was erected.
  The first industrial siding was built by John Stevens, who owned a
flour mill now occupied by the plant of the Neenah Paper Company.
It is said that this siding was put down over a weekend when no
injunction could be served on him. In 1875 the railroad built the spur
which serves industries along the entire power canal.
THE Soo LINE-In the year i909 the Canadian Pacific Railroad,
through its subsidiary, the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste.
Marie, needing an outlet to Chicago, began negotiations with the
Right: Old Soo Line (Wisconsin Central)
depot (between Sherry and Main Streets), in
process of demolition following completion
of new station to the north.
Below: modern depot of the Soo Line located
between Main and North Lake Streets.
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