Railroad Advertisements:

  • The St. Louis, Alton & Chicago Railroad
  • Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway

    St. Louis, Alton & Chicago Railroad
    Advertisement (1860).
    The Alton was one of the most
    important of early Illinois
    railroads and the most direct
    to Springfield, Saint Louis, 
    and later Kansas City. It was
    Bridgeport's first Railroad.
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    Pittsburg. Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway
    Advertisement (1864).
    It was one of the principle lines to
    the East and one of the most direct
    lines to many cities. This was
    Bridgeport's second railroad.
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