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Depot in Embden, N.D.
Depot in Embden, N.D.
TitleDepot in Embden, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1910
DescriptionThree individuals stand on the wooden platform at the depot. At far left, a small girl stands, a mail boy is pictured at center, while a man stands at right. The sign on the depot reads "EMBDEN" and a lamp post is positioned near the steps. The railroad tracks run right in front of the depot. In the background the Great Western Elevator Co. can be seen.
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad stations
Children
Letter carriers
Cigars
Lampposts
Stairways
Railroad tracks
Grain elevators
Personal NameMaloney, Wade
Privates, Roy
Organization NameGreat Western Elevator Company (Embden, N.D.)
LocationCass County (N.D.)
Embden (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number2007-002-058
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original23 x 30 cm
Transcription"Wade Maloney, Roy Privates, Niece of Roy Privates, Mrs. Brink came depote (sic) agent in 1934. This picture was before those years" Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe depot was built around 1900 and moved to Bonanzaville in 1970.
Bibliographic ReferenceTom Hoheisel and Andrew R. Nielsen. Images of America: Cass County. (Chicago: Arcadia, 2007), 120.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photograph Collection (Bonanzaville, West Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2007-002-058)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Cass County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationCass County Historical Society
Andrew Nielsen
1351 W. Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
Phone: (701) 282-2822
Email: ANIELSEN@BONANZAVILLE.COM
Website: http://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdm2007-002-058
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