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Vergas Drug Store
November 10, 1903. It compromised twenty
November 10, 1903. It compromised twenty
acres of former Soo Line Railroad Company
property. With the building of the Soo Line
Railroad in 1903, the local station was
named Vergas.

According to recollections of several local
senior residents, and a former Soo Line
station agent, the name was one of four in
the "V" series used to designate Soo Line
sleeping cars that traveled between
Minneapolis, MN & Winnepeg, Manitoba.
The other three were Viking, a Soo Line
station west of Thief River Falls, MN, and
Velno, and Venus to become the names of
two small Soo Line Railroad sidings in North

Information cited in the Vergas Centennial Book 2003
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