|Title||Soo Line Depot, Wilton, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1914-02 |
|Description||A 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 Information||http://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html |
|General Subject||Business & Industry|
|Subject (LCTGM)||Railroad stations|
Railroad freight cars
|Organization Name||Soo Line Depot (Wilton, N.D.)|
Wilton Mercantile Co. (Wilton, N.D.)
Soo Line Railroad Company
|Item Number||00239-118 |
|Format of Original||Postcards|
|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.
Title created by staff.
|Relation||[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum |
|Biography/History||Miners 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 Institution||State Historical Society of North Dakota|
|Repository Collection||Miscellaneous Photograph Collection 00239|
|Credit Line||State Historical Society of North Dakota (00239-118) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Digital ID||sh00239118 |