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Dubuque 4th Street Elevator may soon be "8th Wonder of the World"

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A popular Dubuque tourist destination may soon be the 8th Wonder of the World. That's if enough online voters select the Fenelon Place Elevator in an online voting contest.

The voting contest is with virtualtourist.com to find the 8th Wonder of the World. Other finalists include Cathedral Rock in Sedona, the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, and Bora-Bora.

The Fenelon Place Elevator or 4th Street Elevator is the worlds shortest, steepest and scenic railway reaching a mere 296 feet in length. It was built in 1882 and originally built to bring people to and from work.

Voting is open on virtualtourist.com until September 30th.

If you would like to vote click here.

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