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The collection includes a scrapbook with newspaper clippings on the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad reorganization, receivership, and the shops in Kenwood area of Minneapolis. This scrapbook covering the years of 1934 to 1944 was compiled by Howard Abbott, a long-time employee of M&StL. It gives chronological order and vivid details of how the railroad struggled and succeeded in overcoming their own internal problems. A brief biography on Howard Abbott’s life and involvement in the...
1934 - 1944