Willmar.—On Tuesday

Foot Lake, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad, 1869

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Willmar.—On Tuesday - WtLl.MAR. Oa Tue-day Tue-day Tue-day passenger...
WtLl.MAR. Oa Tue-day Tue-day Tue-day passenger 'rains on the St. Paul Si PaCiGd Rail road, coiiiiiionc-d coiiiiiionc-d coiiiiiionc-d running to Willmar, the half way Mationto Bnckinridge, on ahicb wilt be the winter terminus of the road f r passenger travel. It it aituated n Fo it Like, ninety six miles west of Minii'-Bpi.ln, Minii'-Bpi.ln, Minii'-Bpi.ln, and i located upon a section of land belonging to the rail road company. They have platted 14" a -res, -res, and named it Willmar, in hunoi of one of tho principal stockholders ot ids mail Tln lots have been offered tor (ia'o at fifty dollars each, regardles ot location, and already two-thirds two-thirds two-thirds of i htm have been sold. Some twenty liotnos havo already been ereo'ed, amonir which arc three stores, two hotels and other buildings., and more would Lave been built had it been possible to have obtained lumber. Tbe company will locate here their machine arid repair shops, engine boues- boues- a pas-engcr pas-engcr pas-engcr and freight depot 100x30 I'-.-cr, I'-.-cr, I'-.-cr, I'-.-cr, I'-.-cr, four fcotioa bouses for the men 4n ti 33 feet, a grain warehouse 4'X) !y 30 feet, wa-er wa-er wa-er tank, turn table. Sic. They alone will pivo quite an impetus to tbe business i t the place, but conniderinK the fji-t fji-t fji-t that the rich counties of Kandiyohi, Kandiyohi, Monongalia, Pope, Chippewa. Kenville and Kedwood are tributary to this point, it must become a thriving s'atioo. A regular Btage line has already already been established between Willmar and II d wool Falls. Al.b iuh Willmar is the present ter minus of the road, work on the rest of the line will be pushed ahead with an ceasing vigor. The track is already laid -itcht -itcht miles beyond Willmar and Messrs I'tgrafT and Crooks the contractors intend intend to have it laid to Chippewa river tv fire winter cts in. The road is also uraded forty-five forty-five forty-five miles beyond, which carries it nearly to the Pom me do Tcrrc rirer. The extcn-ion extcn-ion extcn-ion of this road opens up vat rioh and fertile country that i. directly tributary to Minneapolis, and already every branch of trade in our ity begins to feci i s bentficnt efTd by largely increased trade. No road in our S ato is if such great importance to the future growth and business ot Minneapolis. It will bring to our door a constant stream of the inexhaustible weanh of this productive region

Clipped from Star Tribune18 Nov 1869, ThuPage 4

Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)18 Nov 1869, ThuPage 4
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