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Soo Line Depot, Wilton, N.D.
Soo Line Depot, Wilton, N.D.
TitleSoo Line Depot, Wilton, N.D.
Date of Original1914-02
DescriptionA freight train stops outside the Soo Line Depot in Wilton, N.D. Grain elevators are visible on the opposite side of the tracks, and a watertower is visible in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad stations
Railroad tracks
Railroad freight cars
Water towers
Grain elevators
Postcards
Organization NameSoo Line Depot (Wilton, N.D.)
Wilton Mercantile Co. (Wilton, N.D.)
Soo Line Railroad Company
LocationWilton (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00239-118
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Soo Depot Wilton, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear Mama, We are all O.K. & I guess Pearl is by now. Haven't heard since I came home. Finished reading 'Ben Hur' this afternoon. Helen's fine & daddy. Hope you are all well. We have had some terrible weather this last week. 36 degrees below & a N.W. wind was the worst. Love to all Mina"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
Addressed to: Mrs. J.A. Thornbury Station A, Ames, Iowa.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryMiners rode a SOO Line train from Wilton to the mines daily until about 1919. Though they had to pay for the ride, they did not have to walk through snow and cold to get to work in the winter.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMiscellaneous Photograph Collection 00239
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00239-118)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00239118
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