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Railroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
Railroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
TitleRailroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1882
CreatorBerg, J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView down the railroad tracks crossing the Red River. Men stand on both sides of the tracks. The water is noticeably high.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Rivers
Stereographs
Railroad bridges
Railroad tracks
Railroad ties
Organization NameSt. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Company
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Red River of the North
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberA4041
Format of OriginalStereographs
Transcription"J. Berg, Landscape Photographer. Grand Forks, D.T."--Printed on edges of stereograph.
"St. P. M. and M. R. R. Bridge at Grand Forks, D.T.- high water spring of 1882. -43 ft. above low water mark."--Handwritten on back of stereograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad reached Grand Forks with the construction of this bridge in 1880. In 1882 flooding raised water levels over 40 feet from the low water mark, nearly submerging this bridge.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A4041)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA4041
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