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Aerial view of Riverdale, N.D.
Aerial view of Riverdale, N.D.
TitleAerial view of Riverdale, N.D.
Date of Original1953
CreatorSebens, W. P.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA town with streets in a crescent shape. The Missouri River is on the opposite side of the town. The land is very flat.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAerials
Subject (LCTGM)Aerial photographs
Cityscape photographs
Rivers
LocationRiverdale (N.D.)
Missouri River
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberA7124
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Photo by W. P. Sebens, Greater North Dakota Association, Fargo, North Dakota. Negative No. B-8187-53"--Stamped on back of photograph.
"City of Riverdale, N.D., Garrison Dam construction city. Taken from plane looking northwest."--Typewritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryRiverdale was first settled in 1946, in anticipation of begining construction of the Garrison dam. President Eisenhower visited the town, the same year as this photograph, for the dedication of the dam.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 164.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A7124)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA7124
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