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Gassman Coulee railroad bridge, Minot, N.D.
Gassman Coulee railroad bridge, Minot, N.D.
TitleGassman Coulee railroad bridge, Minot, N.D.
Date of Original1909-10-02
DescriptionA view of a railroad trestle spanning a canyon.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad bridges
Postcards
Canyons
Organization NameGreat Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
LocationMinot (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0756-50
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"High Bridge, Minot, N.D., G.N.Ry. 110 Feet High, 1/2 Mile Long"--Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear Mrs. Kay- I received the birthday card you sent me thanks I have had a vacation for two weeks now but will go to work again Monday morning at Tioga, N.D. so I will have the same address as I have had all summer. I have been visiting with my sister and have enjoyed my vacation very much. I am sorry to know you have been ill this summer. I hope you are well again now. Best wishes from your friend Hattie Rongens. Mrs. Andrew J. Kay, Dixon, Ill., 901 Hennepin Ave."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThis is the Gassman Coulee trestle, located approximately three miles west of Minot. In 1898 strong winds caused the collapse of two-thirds of the bridge. The trestle was repaired in 90 days.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0756-50)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0756-50
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