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View of Beach, N.D.
View of Beach, N.D.
TitleView of Beach, N.D.
Date of Original1915-08
DescriptionAn overview of the town from the outskirts. Two grain elevators are in the distance on the left. A variety of houses, shacks and sheds are visible in the town. A church steeple is in the distance at right. The ground is snow covered.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Grain elevators
Steeples
Houses
Sheds
Wooden buildings
Postcards
Cityscape photographs
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
LocationBeach (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberB0723-006
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Part Of Beach, N.D. Beito"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Your card rec'd I was delayed Niel had a little accident and had his leg cut but it is healing nicely so I'll be with you yet for the 'big doings' as long as it is [illegible]. Will be so glad to see you all and all old friends. Will let you know when I arrive in Dillon if I can help let me know. Della. Mrs. J. W. Scott, Amistad, Mont."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotograph probably by P. E. Beito of Beach, N.D.
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.
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 (B0723-006)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0723-006
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