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Alex Morrison’s threshing machine, Pembina County, N.D.
Alex Morrison’s threshing machine, Pembina County, N.D.
TitleAlex Morrison's threshing machine, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Original1909
CreatorCampbell Studio
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA threshing scene is visible here. At left, the steam engine can be seen, and a horse-drawn wagon is shown at right. Ten workers pose for this photograph. Behind them, a wooden building is in sight.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Horses
Threshing machines
Steam engines
Carts & wagons
Agricultural laborers
Subject (Local)Threshing crews
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS-5120
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original16 x 21 cm
Transcription"Campbell Studio, Neche, N. Dak" Stamped into front of cardboard frame. "The Alex Morrison Threshing Machine 1909. Glenn Morrison Engines. Taking at the Old Slagerman farm" Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCampbell Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5120)
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
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5120
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