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Henry, W. A. (William Arnon), 1850-1932 / Central Wisconsin : its possibilities and future

Rietbrock, Fred.
Northern Wisconsin for dairying,   pp. 9-22 ff. PDF (2.7 MB)

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consin have never suffered the privations and
vicissitudes that have befallen so many people
who did go to the western prairie country.
    During the last few years there has been a
very rapid increase of population in northern
Wisconsin, and it is only a question of a short
time when the rural population of northern Wis-
consin will be greater, upon anygiven area, than
in southern Wisconsin, or neighboring states.
    To determine the desirability of any section
of country for any pFrticulAr industries, its
avenues to markets is always of great Import-
    Northern Wisconsin is not only well pro-
vided with water communication with the rest
of the world through Lakes Superior and Mich-
igan, bat the great railroad systems of the coun-
try have taken in the importance of the territory
and have built their several lines pretty: nearly
in all directions through it; so that the Chicago
& North-Western railroad, the Chicago, Milwau-
kee & St. Paul, the Chicago, St. Paul, Minne-
apolis & Omaha, the Wisconsin Central railroad,
the Green Bay & Western, the Duluth, South
Shore & Atlantic, the Minneapolis, St. Paul &
Sault Ste. Marie, and other roads all have their i
various lines of railroads running throughout
thA lAnwth andi hreAAth of thi.s I sion  uuu.Ltr3,  .
thus making easy communication between it
and the great centers of population to the east,
to the south and to the west of it.
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             The  Madrke  ad i
   From Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, Minne-
apolis, Duluth, Ashland and Wapt Ste. Marie,

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