Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

February 13, 2014

AC history

The Daily Iowegian

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Feb. 13, 1871: The first train into Centerville — the Chicago and Southwestern — was steaming, roaring and whistling its way toward the depot on the Levee greeted by the town band, the citizens and the children, one shouting: “What’s the train whistling for? We all know it’s coming.”