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Monitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
Monitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
TitleMonitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Original1971-08
DescriptionThis photograph shows the Monitor Steam Engine. The steam engine has not yet been restored in this photograph and the seat is visible. Notice the other piece of machinery in the background.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Steam engines
Machinery
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item NumberPCHS-5111
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 13 cm
Transcription"Photo from Bob Fisher Sept. 10, 1995" Handwritten above photograph. "This Monitor steam engine is over 100 years old and was buried by Frank Moris farm near Pembina for 74 years. The late Ben Fisher, Bowesmont, dug up the steamer in 1967 and restored it to its existing condition. It is reported that there are only 4 left in the world" Typed on label.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Engine owned by Dr. Roland Lartner, Hallock, MN.
Engine on loan at Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
Biography/HistoryThe engine killed a man with an explosion in 1893.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5111)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
Email: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5111
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