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Train at passenger platform, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Train at passenger platform, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
TitleTrain at passenger platform, Arvilla, Dakota Territory
Date of Originalbetween 1882 and 1883
CreatorBlackburn, George F.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSt. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba 4-4-0 locomotive (no number visible) pulling baggage car No. 343 and two passenger cars, standing at Arvilla passenger platform. Hughes & Hershey lumber yard (indicated by arrow) in background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
People
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad stations
Railroads
Railroad cars
Railroad employees
Railroad locomotives
Railroad passenger cars
Personal NameHersey, Dudley
Organization NameHughes & Hersey (Arvilla, N.D.)
LocationArvilla (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberB0060
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"At Arvilla showing Hughes & Hersey Lumber Yards."--Handwritten on edge of photograph.
"Geo. F. Blackburn & Co. Photographers, Grand Forks, D.T."--Stamped on edge and back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
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 (B0060)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0060
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