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Collection: Iowa Capitol Complex in 1913 and 2010
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031_View of the Capitol and Soldiers' monument which may be seen from all railway trains going in an easterly direction
This is another view of the Capitol that could be seen from the passenger trains south of the Capitol around 1913
032_ View of the Capitol and Soldiers' monument which may be seen from all railway trains going in easterly direction
Here is a 2010 view of an area south and west of the Capitol that can be seen from the train tracks.
033_View of the state house as seen from the train car windows coming into the capital city by rail
Here is another view of the area south of the Capitol near the railroad tracks around 1910 before the grounds were cleaned up. This scene is what passengers saw from the train.
034 View near railroad tracks south of the Capitol in 2010
This is another view south of the Capitol near the train tracks in 2010.
035_View from the railroad tracks south of the capitol and looks across the proposed site for the Allison Monument
Looking up the hill south of the Capitol by the railroad tracks, passengers could see the Capitol. The Allison Monument was to be built near the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument.
036_Railroad Track area looking north toward the Capitol and the Allison and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monuments.
This shows the view from the railroad tracks in 2010 south of the Capitol.
037_ Rowley vs. Clark, 1913
This is a lawsuit filed by citizens of Van Buren and Wapello Counties who objected to the levying of taxes by the state to pay for the purchase of land around the Capitol grounds.(Click on the "x" in the box at the top to view the contents)