Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and milling district, Minneapolis

Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and milling district, Minneapolis

Postcard showing Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls, and the milling district, c.1900.

Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (Soo Line)

The Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad, commonly known as the Soo Line from a phonetic spelling of Sault, helped Minnesota farmers and millers prosper by hauling grain directly from Minneapolis to eastern markets.

Lowry, Thomas (1843–1909)

Thomas Lowry was one of the most influential and admired men in Minneapolis at the time of his death in 1909. Streetcars, railroads, libraries, and many other endeavors benefited from his involvement.

Soo Line wooded box cars at Shoreham Yards

Soo Line wooded box cars at Shoreham Yards

Soo Line wooded boxcars at Shoreham Yards, Central Avenue and Twenty-Eighth, Minneapolis, 1982. Photographer: R. G. Smedley

'Soo Line' sign

'Soo Line' sign

Enameled steel Soo Line sign from the mid-twentieth century. Manufactured by Vertibrite Signs, Chicago

Soo Line dining car tray

Soo Line dining car tray

Soo Line dining car tray showing map of Soo Line route, 1930s

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