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Bird's eye view of Fargo, Dakota, 1880
Bird's eye view of Fargo, Dakota, 1880
TitleBird's eye view of Fargo, Dakota, 1880
Date of Original1880
CreatorFowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer), 1842-1922
DescriptionEngraving of Fargo as it appeared in 1880. High elevation rendition looking over the town as viewed from the Red River looking west to the horizon. There are several steam boats on the river, a train crossing the railroad brige over the river and numerous building in the view. In the lower right corner is inset a smaller image entitled "Fargo in the Fall of 1872. From a photograph". The streets on the image are labeled.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAerials
Subject (LCTGM)Engravings
Bird's-eye view prints
Cityscape drawings
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Red River of the North
Item Number2006.2.12
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original10 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalHaynes Studio (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"1. Court House, 2. Public School, 3. Moorhead, Minn., 4. Methodist, 5. Episcopal, 6. Presbyterian, 7. Lutheran, 8. Headquarters Hotel, W.H. Witt, 9. Sherman House, G.J. Kissner, 10. Merchants Hotel, Johan Kinan, 11. Reynolds House, B.P. Reynolds, 12. Park Hotel, John Pashley, 13. Skandinavian House, E.T. Moon, 14. Minnesota House, H.O. Kjos, 15. Lake Hotel, Butler & Peterson, 16. Farmers' Home, Frank Hunter, 17. J.S. Campbell's Planing Mill, 18. White Bro's, 19. Fargo Mills, Roberts & Perkins, 20. Custom Feed Mill, 21. Fargo Machine Shop, C.W. Rossiter, 22. William Aylmar, Soda Water Factory, 23. J.C. Winslow & Co's Lumber Yard, 24. Chesley & Lovejoy, 25. Crockett & Shotwell, Lumber & Coal Yard, 26. N.P. Stock Yards, 27. U.S. Land Office, 28. N.P.R.R. Roundhouse & Shops" - Identifying information printed along bottom front of image. Numbers corresponding with locations on image.
"Northern Pacific Views, Comprise views of Duluth, Brainerd, Fargo, Jamestown and Bismarck. At the crossings of the N.P.R.R., and the St. Louis, Mississippi, Red, Missouri, Little Missouri, and Yellowstone Rivers. Great Wheat Fields of the Red River Valley, Dalrymple and Grandin Farms. Also the Black Hills and Upper Missouri, and Bad Land Park. Finest Scenery in the Northwest. Published by F. Jay Haynes, Official Photographer, N.P.R.R., Fargo, D.T." - Printed on back of cardboard mount.
NotesTitle printed on front of image.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionJohn Caron's Fargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 2006
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2006.2.12)
Digital IDrs001020
Original SourcePhotograph
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