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Northern Pacific Park, Fargo, N.D.
Northern Pacific Park, Fargo, N.D.
TitleNorthern Pacific Park, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionA view of a park next to the train station. A few people and a cart are visible on the railroad platform at the far left. Trees and flowers grow around a fountain in the middle of the park. In the background towards the right storefronts are visible.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Business & Industry
People
Parks and forests
Subject (LCTGM)Flowers
Trees
Lawns
Fountains
Railroad stations
Postcards
Carts & wagons
Storefronts
Hotels
Department stores
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NamedeLendrecie's (Fargo, N.D.)
Northern Pacific Depot (Fargo, N.D.)
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Waldorf Hotel (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Front Street
Decade1910-1919
1900-1909
Item NumberB0717-03
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"N.P. Depot Park and Skyscrapers, Fargo, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Northern Pacific Depot in the background was built in 1898. The park itself was demolished in 1964. The Waldorf Hotel, the dark brick building towards the right, was built in 1899 and torn down in 1958. DeLendrecie's department store, the light brick building at center in the background, was built in 1894 as a two storey building. In 1904, three additional floors were added. In 1972 the store changed locations, yet the building stands.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0717-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0717-03
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