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Highway 52 construction
Highway 52 construction
TitleHighway 52 construction
Date of Original1962-05-10
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of the roadway under construction in the Highway 52 project. Rebar is laid down and the concrete has not been poured yet. In the background are construction workers and equipment.
General SubjectTransportation
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Construction
Construction workers
Construction equipment
LocationWells County (N.D.)
United States Highway 52
Item NumberS-1095
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"May 10, 1962, Highway 52 construction"--Handwritten on slide.
NotesStaking new Highway 52, sign says "Bridge Site 704 (1)" another says "State- Federal Highway construction, 11.84 miles, cost $180, 163.85, State funds 50%, Federal -aid funds 50%, North Dakota Highway Department, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads. Project F-704 (1)"--Sign west edge of Fessenden, ND, April 13, 1962, New Highway 52.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionLester Burkum Slide Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-1095)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
Open May 1- September 30, on Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.
When open, Museum phone number (701) 547-2564.
Manfred project historian, Audrey Solheim, e-mail address,
Winter phone numbers that are published in their newsletter for staff who could open the museum on special request are 701-547-3123, 701-324-2091, and Pam Norstedt at 701-324-2027.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmS1095
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