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The Beanery, Soo Cafe, Enderlin, N.D.
The Beanery, Soo Cafe, Enderlin, N.D.
TitleThe Beanery, Soo Cafe, Enderlin, N.D.
Date of Original191-
DescriptionA front and side view of a brick building, "The Beanery, " or Soo Cafe, in Enderlin, North Dakota. Smoke is coming out of the chimney and a sign that reads "Lunch" hangs out side. Three men stand outside of the building. Two grain elevators and a utility pole is visible in the background.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Restaurants
Cafes
Railroad facilities
Grain elevators
Men
Utility poles
Organization NameSoo Line Railroad Company
Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Company
Soo Cafe (Enderlin, N.D.)
LocationEnderlin (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberEN-41
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Dimensions of Original14 x 9 cm.
Transcription"Soo Depot, Enderlin, N.D."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Soo Line Railroad Company built the Soo Cafe, better known as "The Beanery", in August of 1911 for workers and passengers on the Soo Line Railway. It was run by the Lasely Company and known for its good food. The Beanery closed when freight train services were discontinued. It was turned into a bunkhouse and offices in 1962.
Repository InstitutionEnderlin Historical Society and Museum, Inc.
Credit LineEnderlin Historical Society and Museum, Inc. (EN-41)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering Information13296 55th St. SE
Enderlin, ND 58027
701-437-3205 or 701-437 2953
info@enderlinmuseum.org
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmEN41
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