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Missouri River saw mill, White Earth, N.D.
Missouri River saw mill, White Earth, N.D.
TitleMissouri River saw mill, White Earth, N.D.
Date of Original1908
DescriptionView of saw mill. The mill is left-center. The mill yard is filled with tree trunks. A car is lower left-center. Two horses and a wagon are lower center. Cut boards can be seen in the extreme lower center. Forested land is behind the mill.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Sawmills
Automobiles
Horses
Postcards
Carts & wagons
Trees
Lumber
Lumber industry
Lumberyards
LocationWhite Earth (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberA3209
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Missouri River Saw Mill, White Earth, N.D."--Printed on band across front of postcard. "This is 18 m south of Tioga"--Handwritten on band across front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryWhite settlement of this area began in 1883. The Great Northern Railroad established an officail townsite in 1887. White Earth is the oldest town in Mountrail County.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 208.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A3209)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA3209
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