Iowa Agriculture

Nashua

First log cabin was built by John Hall

1854

area of nashua is surveyed

1855

Illinois Railroad bridge is built over the Cedar River

1868

Nashua High School began their first football team

1896

The Nashua Carnegie Library was built

1905

Wooden Mill fire

1926

the biggest fire in Nashua history. Wooden Mill burns and cost $75,000

Iowa

early settlers come to Iowa for rich soil

1833

Railroads move agriculture in and out of Iowa

1880

Waterloo tractor company builds and sells tractors

1896

4-H clubs

1905

Boys and Girls clubs began meeting "To Make the Best Better"

Farmers start growing soybeans

1930

Tractors > Horses

1954

the number of Tractors exceeds the number of horses and mules for the first time