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Repairing telephone lines after 1957 tornado, Fargo, N.D.
Repairing telephone lines after 1957 tornado, Fargo, N.D.
TitleRepairing telephone lines after 1957 tornado, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1957-06
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA telephone repair truck with ladder up to a telephone pole. A canvas enclosure is visible on the telephone pole. A house is visible at right. Photograph taken at night.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCommunication
Subject (LCTGM)Telephone lines
Utility poles
Telephone companies
Trucks
Night work
Night photographs
Subject (LCSH)Tornado damage
Organization NameNorthwestern Bell Telephone Company
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Fargo (N.D.) - Tornado, 1957
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2098.s53
Negative Number2098.s53
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original6 x 6 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Night work: Cable splicers for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. worked on poles under canvas huts like the one shown above Monday and Tuesday nights. The lights inside the huts cast an eerie glow over parts of the disaster area." - caption with image published in The Fargo Forum, June 26, 1957, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/12634
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.s53)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Languageeng;
Digital IDco000081
Original SourceNegative
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