DUBUQUE, ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL RAILROAD
DUBUQUE, ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL RAILROAD. According to the 1857-1858 Dubuque City Directory, this railroad company had as its officers: Frederick Ezekiel BISSELL, President; Jno. W. Taylor, Treasurer; H. C. Fellows, Secretary, and Ben. M. Samuels, Attorney.
The railroad was to start from Dubuque or from a point on the DUBUQUE AND PACIFIC RAIL ROAD COMPANY line in Delaware County and then proceed northwest to the northern border of Iowa. At that point, it would connect with the Minneapolis and Cedar Valley Railroad leading to St. Paul and Minneapolis. At the Iowa border it would also connect with a road chartered by the state of Minnesota running to Mankato and then up the Minnesota River to its source.
Dubuque City Directory, 1857-1858