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Photographer: Casual Graphics of Hays, Kansas
Caption: Marker detail: A view of busy Nicodemus in 1885
Additional Description: Native stone First Baptist Church at left and Foster Williamsí General Merchandise Store on the right. Belief in the imminent arrival of a major railroad to Nicodemus brought prosperity for a few years, but in 1888 the hopes of the community were dashed when the Union Pacific Railroad was built a few miles to the south.
Submitted: March 28, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p468132
File Size: 0.391 Megabytes
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