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Railroad bridge, Valley City, N.D.
Railroad bridge, Valley City, N.D.
TitleRailroad bridge, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1908 and 1940
DescriptionThe supports for a tall railroad bridge. A river is visible in the distance. A road runs underneath the structure. Utility poles run parallel at right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad bridges
Rivers
Roads
Utility poles
Trestles
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Sheyenne River (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
1930-1939
Item NumberB0528-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe first Northern Pacific Railroad bridge in Valley City was built in 1872, predating the actual existence of the town. This bridge crossed the river in the valley. The bridge seen above, known as the "High Line", was built between 1906 and 1908. This bridge is located one mile upstream of the "Low Line".
Bibliographic ReferenceValley City Centennial Book Committee. Valley City : city of five names. Valley City Times-Record, Valley City, N.D.: 1983. 31-32.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0528-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0528-1
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