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Grain elevators, Beach, N.D.
Grain elevators, Beach, N.D.
TitleGrain elevators, Beach, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionSeven grain elevators stretch into the distance along the railroad tracks. Utility poles run along the near side of the structures. Part of a building, presumably the same one this photograph was taken from, is in the foreground.
Ordering Information
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Snow
Grain elevators
Utility poles
Wooden buildings
Organization NameThorpe Elevator Co. (Beach, N.D.)
Farmers Elevator Co. (Beach, N.D.)
A. H. Lytle Grain & Goal (Beach, N.D.)
LocationBeach (N.D.)
Item NumberB0723-003
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"East Elevators, Beach, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Hello Frank, Send me some of the cakes, Oneil. Frank Pezcel, 500 Jackson St., St. Paul, Minn."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
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. The grain elevators provided the main economic stimulus to the area.
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 (B0723-003)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0723-003
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