Item: Advertisement, The Milwaukee Road, Hiawatha Line

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Record Number: 9253
Box Number: 1
View Format: Printed Matter
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 17 by 25.5 cm.
Image description:

Advertisement for The Milwaukee Road's Hiawatha line featuring an illustration of an American Indian male wearing a headdress reminiscent of the Lakota (Sioux) culture.  The man kneels on a cliff and watches as a modern train passes below.  The copy describes the train's service during the war and indicates the line with be augmented and modernized now that the war is over.  The line served cities in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. The illustration is signed by R. Skemp.