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Today...a modern building, remodeled in 1938, has replaced the old brick terminal. The hotel is gone. Diesel trains from eight of the nations leading railroads pull into the unloading sheds where the mail is thrown into automatic converyers[sic]. …

This is the Council Bluffs Mail Terminal as it appear in 1887, when it was known as the Union Pacific Transfer. A hotel, one of the finest in the nation, was housed in the three-story brick building. It was patronized largely by railroad workers…
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