Pamphlet from the Soo Line Railroad advertising free land available to settlers in North Dakota and highlighting the climate, the markets, schools and churches, and the advantages of Ward, McHenry, Wells, McLean, Pierce, LaMoure, Dickey, Logan, McIntosh, and Emmons Counties. A map showing the location of Soo Line lands is also included.
The Soo Line, the Great Northern, and the Northern Pacific all tried to encourage settlement and farming along their tracks. In this 1901 pamphlet, the Soo Line advertises “free land” of a “superior quality” and reduced travel rates to settlers. The map features the lands along the Soo Line.