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Northern States Power Company Fargo steam plant, Fargo, N.D.
Northern States Power Company Fargo steam plant, Fargo, N.D.
TitleNorthern States Power Company Fargo steam plant, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1939-07-01
DescriptionA view looking northeast at the Fargo Steam Plant, a part of the Northern States Power Company. In the foreground are railroad tracks, and a train is off on the right in the distance. The exterior of the Fargo Steam Plant shows smokestacks, a water tower, and the building layouts. On the left is a building with a sign that says Crane Co. Plumbing materials. In the distance signs such as the Forum, Armour & Company, Northern States Power Co., and Herbst are visible. There are some people waiting near the train, and tools including a ladder laying by a fence near the railroad tracks.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Power industry
Steam
Buildings
Smokestacks
Railroad tracks
Railroads
Ladders
Water towers
Subject (LCSH)Steam power plants
Organization NameNorthern States Power Company (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number104
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
Transcription"Set No. 18 - Final, July 1, 1939, Northern States Power Co., Project No, 21008, Fargo Steam Plant, Exterior-Looking Northeast." and "130-965"--Printed on front of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryPlant used coal to generate steam to heat buildings in downtown Fargo, N.D.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (dm104)
Ordering Informationhttp://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php,
(701) 282-2822
Cass County Historical Society
1351 West Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm104
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