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Sheyenne River
Sheyenne River
TitleSheyenne River
Date of Original1859
CreatorStanley, John Mix, 1814-1872
Creator RoleIllustrator
DescriptionView from hill looking down on valley with tents and wagons on plain near river. Trees on bottom in distance. In foreground a may with two nearby horses lying on ground looking over valley.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectEnvironment
Subject (LCTGM)Rivers
LocationSheyenne River (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberFolio F593.U58Vol.12
Format of OriginalLithographs
Color images
Dimensions of Original21 x 29 cm.
Publisher of OriginalBien, Julius, 1826-1909
Place of PublicationNew York (N.Y.)
Transcription"U.S.P.R.R. EXP & SURVEYS 47 & 49 PARALLELS.; GENERAL REPORT - PLATE IX.; Stanley del.; J. Bien N.Y. lith.; SHAYENNE RIVER. " - Printed on front of lithograph.
"July 8. [1953] Started this morning at 6 1/2 and arrived at the crossing of the Shayenne river after a march of about fifteen miles. Buttes in considerable number are seen ahead, among which the Horse Butte and butte Micheau are plainly visible. Mr. Tinkham, Paul and Henry were out again to-day, making a reconnaissance on the Shayenne. They came in early, having made a very satisfactory examination. We went in to camp about one o'clock, on the east and south side of the Shayenne, and a party was at once detailed to cut wood and prepare charcoal...." Part of text (page 45) accompanying image.
NotesTitle from caption.
Sheyenne mis-spelled in caption.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDakota Lithographs and Engravings Collection Folio 102
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio F593.U58Vol.12)
Digital IDrsL00096
Original SourceReports of Explorations and Surveys to Acertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. Supplement to volume I. 1859. between pages 44 and 45.
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