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Archive for October 13th, 2016

Originally published in the Maplevalley Messenger, October 13, 1921

Elimination of dangerous crossing is now assured

Letter from F.M. Dudley, general attorney for the railroad, states that Milwaukee will co-operate with county

maplevalley-messengerThe Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad has signified its willingness to eliminate the dangerous grade crossing at Maplevalley by the construction of an overhead bridge across its tracks, paralleling the Taylor branch of the Pacific Coast R.R.

The position of the railroad company is stated in a letter from F.M. Dudley, general attorney for the CM&StP to Mr. Frank R. Spinning, supervisor of transportation, Dept. of Public Works.

Coming as a direct result of united and persistent protest against this dangerous condition which existed in our community, by the citizens of Maplevalley, the members of Cedar Grange, and through the columns of the Maplevalley Messenger, it is with a great deal of satisfaction that we observe our efforts bearing fruit. (more…)

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