Ottumwa, Iowa (Postcard History Series)by Michael W. Lemberger, Leigh Michaels
Ottumwa was established in 1843 on the banks of the Des Moines River. The city quickly became a center of retail trade and industry for southeastern Iowa, as well as a railroad hub that shipped products across the country. More than 200 vintage postcard images show the booming industrial and retail city at the beginning of the 20th century and afterfrom the
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I really enjoyed the historical information of Ottumwa, brings back many memories for my grandma and father. Ottumwa was a booming town. Great book and would highly recommed it if you like history...Outstanding pictures