Looks at the rise and fall of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway from 1887 to its merger with the Soo Line in 1961. This work gives an account that draws on an array of sources, such as the Soo Line records at the Minnesota Historical Society in St Paul, the Michigan State Archives at Lansing, and local newspaper accounts.
John Gaertner is a native of St. Paul, Minnesota. He is author of The North Bank Road, a history of the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.