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St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
TitleSt. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad bridge, Grand Forks, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1882
CreatorBerg, J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionWater is up to the tracks and a lot of debris is backing up against the bridge. Four men stand on the bridge.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Stereographs
Rivers
Railroads
Railroad bridges
Organization NameSt. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Company
LocationGrand Forks (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Red River of the North
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberA4042
Format of OriginalStereographs
Transcription"J. Berg, 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.
Relation[Is Part Of] Bridges of North Dakota exhibit
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 (A4042)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA4042
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