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Bird's eye view, Beach, N.D.
Bird's eye view, Beach, N.D.
TitleBird's eye view, Beach, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionA view from an elevated position overlooking the town. A few railroad cars and a water tower are in the foreground. The depot is on the far left. There are several grain elevators in the distance along the railroad tracks. The town itself is visible on the right. Snow is on the ground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Transportation
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Snow
Streets
Water towers
Railroad freight cars
Railroad stations
Railroad tracks
Cityscape photographs
Postcards
Wooden buildings
Grain elevators
Bird's-eye views
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Depot (Beach, N.D.)
LocationBeach (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberB0723-001
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Bird's Eye View, Beach N.D. Beito"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Mrs. Scott: Well if nothing happens I'll see you [illegible] on that fragment the 18" while I don't approve of [illegible] as a [illegible] I don't want to muse anything like that. Will come here tomorrow (Aug 16th) and will call you [illegible] from Dillon some time next week Love from all Della E. Mrs. J. W. Scott, Amistad, Montana"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotograph probably by P. E. Beito of Beach, N.D.
Biography/HistoryThe Northern Pacific Railroad built a facility here in 1881. Settlement began in 1900. By 1910, the town had over 1,000 inhabitants. In 1912, Beach became the seat of Golden Valley County.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 13.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0723-001)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0723-001
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