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Northern Pacific Railroad bridge during flood Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Northern Pacific Railroad bridge during flood Bismarck, Dakota Territory
TitleNorthern Pacific Railroad bridge during flood Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1884
DescriptionA railroad bridge crossing the river. There is still ice in the middle of the river. The water is visibly high and quick moving.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPioneer Era
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Rivers
Ice
Floods
Railroad bridges
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationBismarck (N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberB0319
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"First N.P. Bridge during flood 1884."--Typewritten on paper attached below photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Northern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Missouri River between Bismarck and Mandan was completed in October 1882 and cost over one millon dollars to build.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0319)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0319
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