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Train wreck out by Casselton NPRR Stock Pen
Train wreck out by Casselton NPRR Stock Pen
TitleTrain wreck out by Casselton NPRR Stock Pen
Date of Original1921?
DescriptionThere are railroad tracks in the foreground, with a derailed train engine slanted, with train cars tipped over behind it. There are a group of people standing watching the train, one has a suitcase. The engine has "N.P. 2114 0-1" printed on the side.
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad accidents
Railroads
Railroad tracks
Railroad locomotives
Railroad cars
People
Steam engines
LocationCasselton (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number2070.26.7
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 15 cm.
Transcription"Out by Casselton NPRR Stock Pens about 1921"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryA steam engine derailed near Casselton, N.D. between 1918 and 1921. Supposedly the accident was caused by two boys who had opened the switch on the tracks so "they could see a good wreck."
Bibliographic ReferenceImages of America, Cass County by Tim Hoheisel and Andrew R. Nielsen.
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 (2070.26.7)
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 IDdm2070267
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