Midway

Arriving in Town
The little village is at the intersection of County Highways OT and ZN.

History
Initially called Midway Station, Midway originated in the 1870s as a station for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. The village got a post office in 1872, but it was closed in 1934. In 1881, the village boasted a blacksmith shop, a hotel, a store, and an elevator that could store 10,000 bushels of grain. That’s about as good as it got.

Attractions
The Great River Trail passes through Midway.

Heading upriver? Check out New Amsterdam.

Heading downriver? Check out Brice Prairie.

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© Dean Klinkenberg, 2011

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About the Author:

Dean Klinkenberg, the Mississippi Valley Traveler, is on a mission to explore the rich history, diverse cultures, and varied ecosystems of the Mississippi River Valley, from the Headwaters in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. He is the author of Rock Island Lines, a mystery, and several guidebooks for the Mississippi Valley.

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