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John L. Grandin steamboat at Grand Forks, N.D.
John L. Grandin steamboat at Grand Forks, N.D.
TitleJohn L. Grandin steamboat at Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Original1890?
CreatorCaswell, William d. 1910
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA steamboat docked at Grand Forks between two barns. Materials have been unloaded and are piled in the center. There are several wagons next to the building on the left. Horses pull a wagon towards the pile at center. People are scattered throughout the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Pioneer Era
Transportation
People
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Carts & wagons
Barns
Lumber
Wheels
Horses
Organization NameJohn L. Grandin (Steamboat)
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Red River of the North
AddressGrand Forks (N.D.) - 3rd Street S.
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberA3914
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Seymour, Sabin & Co. where they had threshing machines from Stillwater Penitentiary. Minn on left of picture. Right of picture Veit's house barn. South Third Street. Grandin boat. Grand Forks, D.T."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe steamboat in the background is the John L. Grandin. This boat was constructed by owners of a bonanza farm in 1878 to haul grain on the Red River.
Bibliographic ReferenceTweton, D. Jerome. Grand Forks : A Pictorial History. Donning Co., Norfolk: c1986. 11.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3914)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3914
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