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Train at depot, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Train at depot, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
TitleTrain at depot, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1883
DescriptionCamera view to the north. St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba locomotive No. 17 pulling baggage car and passenger car. Lumber piles in foreground. Depot and Hersey House in background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Pioneer Era
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroads
Railroad stations
Lumber
Railroad cars
Hotels
Personal NameHersey, Dudley
Organization NameSt. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Company
Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
Hersey House (Arvilla, N.D.)
Great Northern Depot (Arvilla, N.D.)
LocationArvilla (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberB0051
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Railroad Station, Arvilla, Dakota."--Printed below photograph.
"Showing the 'Hersey House'"--Handwritten below photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe town of Arvilla was founded in 1878 as Orange. In 1882 the Great Northern Railroad moved the townsite two miles east to property owned by Dudley Hersey. The town's name was changed to Arvilla to honor Hersey's wife.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 8.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0051)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0051
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