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Rechanneling the Red River, north of Fargo, N.D.
Rechanneling the Red River, north of Fargo, N.D.
TitleRechanneling the Red River, north of Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1959-08
DescriptionA steam shovel working on rechanneling project north of Fargo, N.D. on the Red River at a location known as Chimney Bend. Location near Edgewood golf course.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Steam shovels
Flood control
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. St. Paul District
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
Clay County (Minn.)
United States
Red River of the North
Item Number2061.21.6
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Paul Corps of Engineers, 1217 U.S. Post Office and Custom House, St. Paul 1, Minn. Removing three bends in the Red River north of Fargo, N.D., to permit the channel to follow a straight line will reduce flood heights from one-half to a full foot. The cutoffs are located three to six miles downstream from the north city limits. This phase is part of the flood protection project of the Corps of Engineers." - typed on paper included with photograph.
BCA 362-099" - "handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Bibliographic Reference"Goodbye to 'Chimney Bent'", Fargo Forum and Daily Republican, August 28, 1959, p. 1.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Water Treatment Plant Photograph Collection 2061
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2061.21.6)
Digital IDrs010711
Original Sourcephotographic print
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