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Finishing railroad yards, Wilton, N.D.
Finishing railroad yards, Wilton, N.D.
TitleFinishing railroad yards, Wilton, N.D.
Date of Original1912
DescriptionA team of horses pulling a piece of construction equipment with several men on top of it. Another team of horses is visible behing them. In the background there is a grain elevator at right and a water tower and windmill just left of center.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Work Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad shops & yards
Construction
Construction equipment
Railroad construction & maintenance
Railroad construction workers
Water towers
Grain elevators
Horses
Windmills
Organization NameSoo Line Railroad Company
LocationWilton (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number0032-KD-14-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"1912 finishing up the rail yards in Wilton. Smith & Maltby Contractors, Co."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
ContributorSmith & Maltby Contractors, Co.
Contributor RoleContractors
Biography/HistoryWilton was founded beside the Soo Line Railroad in 1899.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 210.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-KD-14-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032KD1401
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