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Harvesting wheat on Oliver Dalrymple's Cass farm, Dakota Territory
Harvesting wheat on Oliver Dalrymple's Cass farm, Dakota Territory
TitleHarvesting wheat on Oliver Dalrymple's Cass farm, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1877
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking out across wheat field during harvesting, showing numerous laborers in the files surrounded by sheaves of wheat. In the background is large number of horse-drawn agricultural machines.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Wheat
Agricultural laborers
Agricultural machinery & implements
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
Personal NameDalrymple, Oliver, d. 1908
LocationDalrymple Farms (N.D.)
Casselton (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2006.79.10
Format of OriginalStereographs
Albumen prints
Dimensions of Original11 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalHaynes Studio (Moorhead, Minn.)
Place of PublicationMoorhead (Minn.)
Transcription"The Great Wheat Farms of Dakota, owned by, Oliver Dalrymple, Esq., St. Paul, Minn.; Messrs. Grandin Bros., Tidioute, Pa.; Gen. Geo. W. Gass, Philadelphia, Pa.; Benj. P. Cheney, Esq., Boston, Mass. Scenery along the line of the Northern Paciric Rail Road. Negative No. 114, Haness, Dalrymple, Photographed and Published by F. Jay Haynes, Moorhead, Minn. 1877. The Dalrymple or Cass Farm is situated 20 miles west of Fargo, D. T., on the N.P.R.R. Contains 11, 000 acres, 4, 000 under cultivation this year; it has three sets of buildings, each containing dwelling house, stock barns, granary, etc., of immense proportions.The Grandin Farm is 30 miles north of Moorhead, on the Red River between Elm and Goose Rivers; contains 40, 000 acres, 3, 000 under cultivation this year. The buildings are the same as the Dalrymple Farm. Each farm has a Headquarters, where is located the office, supply room, blacksmith's shop, etc. Both farms are under the management of Mr. Dalrymple, who is assisted by superintendents, foremen, and agents." - printed on back of stereograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
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 (2006.79.10)
Digital IDrs005650
Original SourcePhotograph
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