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Abner O'Neal at landing, Mandan, N.D.
Abner O'Neal at landing, Mandan, N.D.
TitleAbner O'Neal at landing, Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1910-06-30
DescriptionA steamboat moored on a wooded shoreline. A horse and wagon is transporting materials just left of center. Workers are following the wagon. In the foreground there are two piles of logs.
Ordering Information
General SubjectRural views
Pioneer Era
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Logs
Building materials
Carts & wagons
Piers & wharves
Organization NameAbner O'Neal (Ship)
LocationMandan (N.D.)
Missouri River
Item NumberB0735-01
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Publisher of OriginalAmerican Import Co.
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Abner Oneal on Missouri River at Mandan, N. Dak. in Early Days."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Mandan Hotel, Mandan, N. Dak. Please give me the name of him and address soon. Dear Anna June 30/1910 I would like to have you go & see the man about Mr. Rassmussen works for at the [illegible] & see if there is any work for a house keeper at the new G. N. Hotel that is to be finished in August. Sincerely Please let me know about above. Mrs Anna Alson, Fargo, N. Dak., 2002 Roberts St. Second Ave North"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Abner O'Neal steamboat was built in 1884 for use on the Ohio River. In 1890, the steamboat began operations on the Missouri river between Pierre, S.D. and Fort Benton, Mont. In July 1892, the steamboat sank near Painted Woods, north of Bismarck. The photograph this postcard is based on was probably taken between 1871 and 1872.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0735-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0735-01
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