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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. Photograph by 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.

Soo Line Shops and yard, Minneapolis

Soo Line Shops and yard, Minneapolis

Soo Line shops and yard, Minneapolis, c.1925. Photograph by Charles P. Gibson.

Soo Line Terminal Elevator

Soo Line Terminal Elevator

Soo Line terminal elevator, Forty-Eighth and Penn Avenues North, Minneapolis, 1923. Photograph by Charles J. Hibbard

Soo Depot, Pierz

Soo Depot, Pierz

Soo Line depot, Pierz, c.1915.

Laying track near Detroit Lakes

Laying track near Detroit Lakes

Laying track near Detroit Lakes, Soo Line Railway Company, 1904.

Soo Line Railway employee pass

Soo Line Railway employee pass

Soo Line railway employee pass, 1901.

Arrival of harvesting machinery by train

Arrival of harvesting machinery by train

Arrival of harvesting machinery by Soo Line train, possibly in the Red River Valley, c.1895

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