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Coming Friday: Railroaded

The historic Northern Pacific Center in Brainerd hosted a sesquicentennial celebration to recognize Brainerd's ties to the railroad industry.

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The clock tower building at the Northern Pacific Center is located in Brainerd. near the railroad. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

The railroad played an important part in Brainerd’s founding as a city 150 years ago.

Find out how the sesquicentennial celebration Thursday, Sept. 23, in Brainerd’s historic Northern Pacific Center pays tribute to that in Friday’s story by Frank Lee.

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A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1923.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1923.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1923.