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Steamer Minnie H float in Devils Lake centennial parade, Devils Lake, N.D.
Steamer Minnie H float in Devils Lake centennial parade, Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleSteamer Minnie H float in Devils Lake centennial parade, Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Original1983-07
DescriptionA truck pulls a replica of the steamer Minnie H during the Devils Lake centennial parade. Men, women, and children ride on the float. The Gate City Savings building is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEntertainment
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Floats (Parades)
Parades & processions
Trucks
Steamboats
Banks
Organization NameMinnie H (Paddle steamer)
Gate City Savings & Loan Association (Devils Lake, N.D.)
LocationDevils Lake (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number2010-P-010-14
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Minnie H was in operation between July 1883 and the fall of 1908. Low water levels in Devils Lake eventually forced the boat's retirement. It was a popular excursion and form of transportation for chautaqua goers during the summer season.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionEdward E. Heerman Collection 2010-P-010
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2010-P-010-14)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh2010P01014
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