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Railroading's Glory Days Still Remembered, Minnesota

As told by Tiffany Michels, Stories: YES Houston County
Houston County, Minnesota

Story Narrative:

Tiffany Michels, of Stories: YES Houston, rediscovered a newspaper story written by Ken Pritchard in 1979 that's like a time capsule for the bygone era of the railroad in Southeastern Minnesota. Now 40 years later, the story is more poignant for the change that's occurred since then.

Watch Olivia Obritsch's story Rebirth of a Town about the reinvention of the old railroads as the Root River Trail to see how this historic location has impacted its surrounding communities since Ken Pritchard wrote his story.

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