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June 2024
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The site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn had become firmly established as a tourist attraction by the turn of the century, when the Burlington Railroad issued this commemorative (and promotional) postcard. The Burlington hasn’t carried passengers for years, but the place where Custer’s luck finally ran out continues to exert the strangely powerful attraction that Andrew Ward examines in this issue.

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