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Main Street, Rugby, N.D.
Main Street, Rugby, N.D.
TitleMain Street, Rugby, N.D.
Date of Original1912
DescriptionA broad, unpaved street with storefronts on both sides. There are large groups of people on both sides of the street in the distance. In the middle of the road, a tent has been set up for an event. Several carriages are parked near the tent. There is a fire hydrant on the left corner of the street, and a utility pole on the right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
People
Subject (LCTGM)Dirt roads
Fire hydrants
Utility poles
Crowds
Tents
Hotels
Cafes
Billiard parlors
Carriages & coaches
Carts & wagons
Storefronts
Organization NameThe Cramond Hotel (Rugby, N.D.)
Cafe Goetze (Rugby, N.D.)
A. T. Solie Billiards (Rugby, N.D.)
LocationRugby (N.D.)
AddressRugby (N.D.) - Main Street
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberA7171-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryRugby was founded in 1886 as a station on the Great Northern Railroad, and is the seat of Pierce County. The town's claim to fame is being the geographical center of the North American continent.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 168.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A7171-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA7171-1
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