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Bird's eye view, Starkweather, N.D.
Bird's eye view, Starkweather, N.D.
TitleBird's eye view, Starkweather, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1902 and 1920
DescriptionAn overview of the town. All the visible buildings are wooden, and the nearer structures appear to be homes. The business district is in the distance on the left. Four grain elevators stand at the edge of town.
Ordering Information
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Photographic postcards
Grain elevators
Dirt roads
Wooden buildings
Business districts
Bird's-eye views
Organization NameSt. Anthony & Dakota Elevator Co. (Starkweather, N.D.)
Minneapolis & Northern Elevator Co. (Starkweather, N.D.)
McLaughlin Elevator (Starkweather, N.D.)
Farmers Grain Co. (Starkweather, N.D.)
LocationStarkweather (N.D.)
Item NumberB0741-02
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"Bird's Eye View, Starweather, N.D."--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Hello Suey, well how are you anyway I am all right and hope you are the same have not got a answer from you well I must ring off for this [illegible] tell them all hello I am as [illegible] R. B. Miss Suey Harper, Ligomer, Ind."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryOriginally a farm post office established in 1886, the townsite was moved three miles east in 1902. The peak population was 312 in 1930.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 184.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0741-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0741-02
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