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Freighters, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Freighters, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
TitleFreighters, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1877?
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer.
DescriptionStereograph showing a wagon train. There is a large wooden building in the left background. People are on the wagons and also standing next to them. The ground is snow covered.
Ordering Information
General SubjectTransportation
Pioneer Era
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Stereographs
Wagon trains
Carts & wagons
Wooden buildings
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Item NumberA2935
Format of OriginalStereographs
Transcription"Northern Pacific Stereographs, F. Jay Haynes, Moorhead, Minn."--Printed on edges of stereograph. "393 S & T Frieghters, Bismarck"--Handwritten on bottom of right photograph.
"Northern Pacific Views. Embrace all points of interest between Lake Superior and the Missouri River on the line of the Northern Pacific R. R. Black Hills View. Comprise all important places in the black Hills and along the Custer Route from Bismarck to Deadwood. Catalogues On Application. Photographed and Published by F. Jay Haynes, Moorhead, Minnesota. Orders by Mail promptly filled."--Printed on back of stereograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryBismarck was founded as the Missouri River terminal of the Northern Pacific Railroad. There were several names for this city before Bismarck became official in 1873. The city became the county seat of Burleigh County in 1873 and the capitol of the Datkota Territory in 1883.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 18.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A2935)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA2935
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