In 1904.

Circa 1905 – University Square with CRANDIC Bridge in foreground.

Iowa River Bridge #4: The CRANDIC Railroad Bridge (1904).

The CRANDIC (Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad) was one of many interurban railroads in Iowa. Beginning passenger operations in 1904 (through May 30, 1953), the CRANDIC was an electric railway running 13 trains daily, with each trip taking 75 minutes.

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