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Drilling a well with steam engine
Drilling a well with steam engine
TitleDrilling a well with steam engine
Date of Original189?
DescriptionWell drilling apparatus attached to a steam powered engine. There is a young boy on the drill, three men and one woman. One of the men has a pipe in his mouth, the women is holding onto a cat. A dog is standing on the belt leading from the drill to the engine.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWork Life
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Wells
Drills (Equipment)
Water supply
Pipes (Smoking)
LocationNorth Dakota
United States
Item Number2042.49.1
Negative Number5x7G-30
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Glass negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Location and identity of people unknown, but likely taken in North Dakota.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionArneson Family Photograph Collection 2042
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2042.49.1)
Digital IDrs000833
Original SourceGlass negative
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