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RE:Railway on Crete - was there ever such?
by "Victor" on Thu Mar 29 23:46:06 2007

Yes there is one in Crete.

"With a rail line and established businesses, Crete grew as the commercial center for eastern Will County, incorporating in 1880. In 1893, a local entrepreneur built the Hattendorf Hotel for visitors to the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. However, Crete was too far south to benefit from the fair visitors. In 1906 the Chicago and Southern Traction Company, an interurban line between Chicago and Kankakee, tied Crete more closely to the Chicago region."

Ah Wrong Crete ;)

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