Railroad: Soo Line Railroad Company

Duluth South Shore & Atlantic railway + WC+ MStP&SSM → Soo Line Railroad →  Wisconsin Central Railroad

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Consolidated In 1961 - from the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic, Wisconsin Central (old) and Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie. Named Soo Line Railroad Co.

Operated: 26 Years. (Unofficial name of the MStP&SSM for many years.

Control by Canadian Pacific at incorporation.

Sold: 1987 - Part to Wisconsin Central Limited.

Reference: [MRRC][SSS]


When the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie was merged with the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic to become the Soo Line in 1961. Even though the MStP&SSM was nicknamed the " Soo Line", the MStP&SSM was actually merged into the DSS&A and then renamed the " Soo Line".

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