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Buffalo Bone pickers
Buffalo Bone pickers
TitleBuffalo Bone pickers
Date of Originalbetween 1880 and 1900
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA line of carts filled with buffalo bones lines up along railroad tracks near a Northern Pacific train and grain elevator.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Buffaloes
Skeletons
Bones (Body parts)
Horses
Carts & wagons
Railroad cars
Grain elevators
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationNorth Dakota
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
Item NumberD0480
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryThe Metis who participated in the commercial hunts, also took advantage of the bone market to earn cash income. Their Red River carts were useful in transporting the bones.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection D
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (D0480)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshD0480
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