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As students and visitors riding the Ames & College Railway—popularly know as “the Dinkey”—approached the Iowa Agricultural College campus in the 1890s, this, roughly, is the impressive view that they saw. For more on the Dinkey and its role in linking the college and the community of Ames, see Douglas Biggs’s article in this issue. Photo from Fifteenth Biennial Report of the Board of Trustees of the Iowa State Agricultural College and Farm Made to the Governor of Iowa for the Years 1892 and 1893 (Des Moines, 1893).


Marvin Bergman

Editorial Consultants

Rebecca Conard, Middle Tennessee State University
Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago
William Cronon, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert R. Dykstra, State University of New York at Albany
R. David Edmunds, University of Texas at Dallas
H. Roger Grant, Clemson University
William C. Pratt, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Glenda Riley, Ball State University
Malcolm J. Rohrbough, University of Iowa
Dorothy Schwieder, Iowa State University