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Fargo construction crews find steel street car rail

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FARGO (AP) -- Workers reconstructing a Fargo street have uncovered about six blocks of steel rail that historians say once carried electric street cars.

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Archivist Mark Peihl calls it a wonderful find.

The street car line went out of business in 1937. It was owned by a subsidiary of Northern States Power Co., now known as Xcel Energy.

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Pioneer staff reports
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