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Did You Know? 1916.

The 1916 MECCA Parade (an annual event in downtown Iowa City sponsored by the SUI Engineering School) featured a float made to look like an Iowa City/Muscatine Interurban train car. This short-lived train service ran on the Muscatine/Montezuma railroad line, going under the name of Muscatine & Iowa City Railway. By the 1930’s, the Muscatine – Montezuma RPO, now owned by the Rock Island RR, was shortened to a simplified run from Iowa City to Montezuma.

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