Item:Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad $500 Mortgage Bond
LJTP No.:400.020
Medium:Bond Certificate
Creator:Gilmore Printer, Dubuque
Date:January 1863
Place:Dubuque, Iowa
Period:Civil War America 1861 – 1865
Keywords:Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad, Roswell B. Mason, John Lord, B.B. Provost, Platt Smith, J.M. McKinlay
Citation:Letter.  Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad Mortgage Bond. 1863. Library of John T. Pregler, Dubuque. (Source: Library of John T. Pregler)
Remarks:Roswell B. Mason was Chief Engineer who built the Illinois Central Railroad, the Dubuque & Pacific Railroad from Dubuque to Dyersville, and the Dunleith & Dubuque Railroad Bridge. Benjamin B. Provost was part of R.B. Mason’s corps of engineers and was responsible for building the ICRR from LaSalle to Dunleith (East Dubuque), Illinois, and took over building the Dubuque & Pacific Railroad, which became the Dubuque & Sioux City Railroad.
LJTP 400.020 – Dubuque & Sioux City Bond Certificate – 1863