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The Soo Line in Minnesota: John C. Luecke

The Soo Line in Minnesota

John C. Luecke

ISBN 10: 0962102075 / ISBN 13: 9780962102073
Published by Grenadier Publications, 2015
New Condition: New Hardcover
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The Soo Line was built to break the monopolies of the Hill Roads, the Northern Pacific Railroad and Great Northern Railway in northern Minnesota. The Soo Line as a late arrival on the Minnesota railroad scene had to be lean, mean and innovative in its quest to secure a place amid its more powerful and well-established rivals. It was the classic story of David facing off against Goliath With 320 pages, 300 photographs and over 50 maps and diagrams, The Soo Line in Minnesota illustrates the rich history of this classic northern Minnesota railroad. From the main lines to Chicago, Winnipeg, Sault Ste. Marie and the Dakotas, to the secondary lines that accessed the Twin Ports and Cuyuna Iron Ore Range, the book offers an in-depth written and visual history of the Soo Line in Minnesota from its beginning to its takeover by the Canadian Pacific. Contents: The Wisconsin Central, pp. 1-10; The Minneapolis, Sault Ste. Marie & Atlantic, pp. 11-20; The Minnesota & Pacific, pp. 21-28; The Twin Cities Connections, pp. 29-38; To the Twin Ports, pp. 39-72; The Winnipeg Connection, pp. 73-90; The Wheat Line, pp. 91-96; The Minnesota Northwestern Electric Railway, pp. 97-106; The Brooten Line, pp. 107-130; The Plummer Line, pp. 131-148; Rails to the Cuyuna Range, pp. 149-156; Color Photograph Section, pp. 157-196; The Forest Spurs, pp. 197-206; The St. Paul Freight Line, pp. 207-212; Re-locations, pp. 213-226; Along the Right-of-Way, pp. 227-258; Passenger Service, pp. 259-296; The Final Years, pp. 297-310; Appendix, pp. 311-316. Grenadier Publications, hardcover with dust jacket, 320 pages, 8.75 x 11.25 x 1 in., color and B&W photographs, diagrams and maps. Bookseller Inventory # gp073

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Title: The Soo Line in Minnesota

Publisher: Grenadier Publications

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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"This in-depth study of the Soo Line in Minnesota covers the history and development of this late-comer to the State's railroad scene. In linking the Twin Cities rail hub to some of the most remote hinterlands in northern Minnesota, the Soo Line found itself in a constant battle - weilding perseverance and innovation against the might of much stronger opponents. The book contains 320 pages with approximately 300 photographs (sixteen pages of Color views), 55+ maps and drawings and a wealth of information covering every aspect of the Soo Line in Minnesota."

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