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The Forks, Grand Forks, N.D.
The Forks, Grand Forks, N.D.
TitleThe Forks, Grand Forks, N.D.
Date of Original1907-02-08
DescriptionPostcard showing the fork in the Red River of the North. Bridges span the river on both sides. Trees are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectWater
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Bridges
Rivers
Trees
Postcards
LocationRed River of the North
Grand Forks (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0724-058
Format of OriginalPostcards
Publisher of OriginalTom Jones, Pbl. (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Place of PublicationCincinnati (Ohio)
Transcription"The Forks, Grand Forks, N.D. Tom Jones Pbl., Cin., O."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear Florence Just think I can't come home after all my plans Just [illegible] out not the trains are running. Guess I can't go now until the 22nd but I'll go there for sure. Am so disappointed but two weeks isn't very long. Love to all. Winifred."--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Miss Florence Phair, Crystal, N. Dak."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe DeMers bridge and Point bridge were built at the same time, both completed in 1889. Both bridges also featured a turntable design, allowing the bridge to spin in order to let steamboats pass through.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0724-058)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0724-058
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