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Steamboat International at Hudson's Bay Company Warehouse at Fort Garry, Man.
Steamboat International at Hudson's Bay Company Warehouse at Fort Garry, Man.
TitleSteamboat International at Hudson's Bay Company Warehouse at Fort Garry, Man.
Date of Original1878?
DescriptionA steamboat at a landing ouside a large, multi-storey wooden warehouse. There is a fort in the background, with the stockade, blockhouse and gate clearly visible. There is grass in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Fur trade
Pioneer Era
Transportation
Water
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Forts & fortifications
Warehouses
Steamboats
Rivers
Blockhouses
Military facilities
Grasses
Organization NameHudson's Bay Company
International (Steamboat)
LocationFort Garry (Man.)
Assiniboine River (Sask. and Man.)
Decade1870-1879
Item NumberB0320
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"The 'International' of Grand Forks, second steamboat on the Red, tied up in the Assiniboine at the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Garry warehouse, during a period of low water. Credit: Hudson's Bay Company."--Typewritten on paper affixed to back of photograph.
"Library, Hudson's Bay Company, Hudson's Bay House, Winnipeg 1, Manitoba."--Stamped on back of photograph. "Brigdens H.B.C."--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe International was built at Georgetown, Minnesota in 1862. The boat was bought by the Red River Transportation Company and operated on their routes through the 1870s. The International was dismantled in Grand Forks about 1880.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0320)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0320
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