Primer 382. 9" x 8" folded in half, 16 pp. including color pictorial cover wrapper, illustrations, double-column text. Promotional brochure offered by the Soo Line, which operates about 1,300 miles of railway in North Dakota, and offering thousands of acres of farm land at actual cost to the potential farmer, without any commission whatever.Includes information on water, good roads, churches, schools, climate, rainfall, transportation, coal and clay resources, live stock, soil and crops, information on number of bushels of wheat, oats, barley, corn, potatoes and flax raised in North Dakota in 1912, etc. Discusses why farmers are needed in North Dakota and what opportunities the state offers. Assurance to potential farmers that, "if you settle along the Soo Line, you are a friend of the Soo; that the Company will, through its experts in farming, watch, guide, and instruct you as far as possible, so that you may be a success." Black and white photographs throughout showing many farming scenes. Light rubbing to fold with 2 tiny closed tears and with light soiling to cover wrapper. Very good. A very informative and nicely produced brochure.
Inventory Number: 38877