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Main Street looking North, Russell, N.D.
Main Street looking North, Russell, N.D.
TitleMain Street looking North, Russell, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1909
DescriptionPostcard view looking down Main Street. The grain elevator and railroad tracks are visible at the far end of the street. Storefronts run up both sides of the street and telephone poles run up the left side. There are wagons on both sides.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Carts & wagons
Utility poles
Railroad freight cars
Railroads
Grain elevators
Storefronts
Streets
Postcards
LocationRussell (N.D.)
Bottineau County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberA1178
Format of OriginalPostcards
Publisher of OriginalL. A. Foster Photo Co. (Kewanee, Ill.)
Place of PublicationKewaunee (Ill.)
Transcription"Main St. Looking North Russell, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Russell rural post office was built in 1901. In 1905 the town moved one mile northeast to the location of the Soo Line Railroad tracks. Town population peaked in 1910.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 168.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1178)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA1178
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