New PDF release: Atlantic (Images of America)

By Lila Hoogeveen,Shiona Putnam

The background of Atlantic is rooted within the tale of unrelenting entrepreneur Franklin H. Whitney. His ardour encouraged a powerful and enterprising breed of guys who embraced his imaginative and prescient and settled within the lush hills and valleys of Cass County, Iowa, within the decade following the shut of the Civil conflict. The railroad supplied the impetus for quick development and prosperity, and Whitney's imaginative and prescient of a brand new urban grew to become a truth while his suggestion for a depot web site was once licensed. inside of six days, Whitney's agent, Thomas Miller, had equipped the 1st condominium from which Whitney ordered furrows plowed to the railroad grading. Atlantic used to be hence born. town grew speedily, and through 1869 civic and social enterprises, church buildings, newspapers, banks, faculties, and companies have been thriving. Atlantic additionally had its percentage of shady characters, outlaw gangs, and mess ups. the images and tales during this ebook offer a glimpse into the lives of Atlantic's intrepid builders and town they confirmed within the valley of the Nishnabotna.

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