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Main Street, Dickinson, N.D.
Main Street, Dickinson, N.D.
TitleMain Street, Dickinson, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1910 and 1930
DescriptionView looking down Main Street. Storefronts are on the left with several cars parked on that side of the street. The railroad depot is on the right. Street lights run and paved sidewalks are on both sides of the street.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Street lights
Sidewalks
Storefronts
Postcards
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Depot (Dickinson, N.D.)
LocationDickinson (N.D.)
AddressDickinson (N.D.) - Main Street
Dickinson (N.D.) - Villard Street
Decade1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberA2706
Format of OriginalPostcards
Publisher of OriginalBloom Brothers (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Main Street, Dickinson, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThis community was founded as Pleasant Valley Siding in 1880. The name was changed to Dickinson the following year. Dickinson became the seat of Stark County in 1883. The Northern Pacific Railroad played a vital part in the early development of this city.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 49.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2706)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2706
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