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Hughes and Hersey Elevator, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Hughes and Hersey Elevator, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
TitleHughes and Hersey Elevator, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Date of Originalbetween 1882 and 1889
DescriptionA grain elevator. Many people stand at the base. Two carts drawn by horses and oxen stand in front of the elevator. There is a pile of lumber to the left. Grass is in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Pioneer Era
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Carts & wagons
Horses
Ox teams
Grain elevators
Lumber
Grasses
Personal NameHersey, Dudley
Organization NameHughes & Hersey (Arvilla, N.D.)
LocationArvilla (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberB0056
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Hughes & Hersy"--Handwritten below photograph.
"Arvilla Elevator. Capacity 100, 000 bushels. Arvilla, Dakota."--Printed 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 (B0056)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0056
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