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View of Northern Pacific bridge during summer 1916 flood
View of Northern Pacific bridge during summer 1916 flood
TitleView of Northern Pacific bridge during summer 1916 flood
Date of Original1916-07-12
CreatorFlaten, O. E. (Ole E.), 1865-1933
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView image is taken from Center Avenue in Moorhead looking southwest across the Red River at flood stage, showing two truss bridges. The one in the foreground is the Northern Pacific railroad bridge, and the bridge in the background is the Front Street (Main Avenue) bridge.
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General SubjectTransportation
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Floods
Rivers
Waterfronts
Truss bridges
Railroad bridges
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationRed River of the North
Moorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
Minnesota
United States
AddressMoorhead (Minn.) - Center Avenue
Moorhead (Minn.) - Center Avenue - 300 block
Decade1910-1919
Item Number328.2.25
Negative NumberNeg.120mm-135 (copy neg.)
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Albums
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
Publisher of OriginalFlaten, O. E. (Ole E.)
Place of PublicationMoorhead (Minn.)
Transcription"This view was taken from the foot of what is now Center avenue in Moorhead, which was then known as Front street. There was then no bridge from Center Avenue in Moorhead to N.P. avenue in Fargo. The bridges shown are the N.P. bridge and the old South bridge." - Identification by James Fay, 1954, and typed on identification sheet.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photograph housed in album entitled "Photo Views of Moorhead and Vicinity. By O. E. Flaten".
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMoorhead, Minn. Photograph Collection 328
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (328.2.25)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005748
Original SourcePhotograph
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