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American Express co, Hastings

American Express co, Hastings

Hastings, as a town located on the Mississippi River, was a good location for businesses that relied on water travel. In the Hastings building pictured here, the American Express Company (an express mail business founded in New York in 1850) and the La Crosse and Minnesota Packet Company (a steamboat company started locally in 1860) share a space.

 

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1862
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Hastings
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