For the first time, the full history of this interesting interurban-turned belt line railroad will be available to students of Minnesota Railroad history. The book will cover every aspect of this never-say-die short-line from the earliest plans of the 'Dan Patch' to the final takeover of the MN&S by the Soo Line and beyond.
Contents: The Plan Takes Shape, pp. 1-22;Operations Begin on the Dan Patch, pp. 23-66;The Bubble Bursts: Receivership, pp. 67-72;The Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern, pp. 73-93;The Electric Short Line, pp. 94-102;From Motor Cars and Steam to Diesels, pp. 103-108;Color Photograph Section, pp. 109-135;Along the Right-of-Way, pp. 136-156;The Final Years, pp. 157-179;Appendix, pp. 180-204.
The book includes 208 pages, with approximately 250 photographs including 16 pages of Color, 40+ Maps & Diagrams, and more information than anyone, including the authors, ever thought was possible.
Grenadier Publications, hardcover with dust jacket, 208 pages, standard portrait book 10 x 8 in., 250 photographs including 16 pages of Color.