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Gas boat City of Mondak in winter quarters at Sanish, N.D.
Gas boat City of Mondak in winter quarters at Sanish, N.D.
TitleGas boat City of Mondak in winter quarters at Sanish, N.D.
Date of Original192-?
DescriptionA man stands on the stern wheel of the gas boat City of Mondak while the boat is in its winter quarters at Sanish, N.D. Ice covers the boat, and snow lays thick on the ground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Boats
Stern wheelers
Snow
Winter
Organization NameCity of Mondak (Ship)
LocationSanish (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item Number11140-317
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"In winter quarters at Sanish"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe City of Mondak gasoline boat was built in Mondak, Montana in 1909 by Edmond E. Senechal. The boat was run in 1909 and 1910 on the Yellowstone River from Mondak, Mont. and Buford, N.D. A branch railroad from Glendive to Mondak forced the Senchals out of the shipping business in the area, but they operated gas packets in the Williston area until 1921.
Bibliographic ReferenceLass, William E. Navigating the Missouri : steamboating on nature's highway 1819-1935. p. 377-378.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionSanish Historical Association Records Mss 11140
Collection Finding AidConsult http://www.history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/11140.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11140-317)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11140317
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