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First train in Bowman, N.D.
First train in Bowman, N.D.
TitleFirst train in Bowman, N.D.
Date of Original1907
DescriptionA train pulling into a siding or station. There are a few railroad workers visible on the right. A coach sits next to the track on the right. Utility poles run across the background. A long building is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad locomotives
Railroads
Railroad employees
Railroad facilities
Buildings
Utility poles
Men
Carriages & coaches
Organization NameMilwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationBowman (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberA6811
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"The first train in Bowman 1907"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryBowman was founded in 1907 and originally known as Twin Buttes, then as Eden and then Lowden. The town is the county seat of Bowman County. The Milwaukee Road Railroad (the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad) runs through the town.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 22.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A6811)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA6811
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