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Depot, Harlem, N.D.
Depot, Harlem, N.D.
TitleDepot, Harlem, N.D.
Date of Original1910
DescriptionA two storey wooden depot. A family stands near the entrance. A Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company freight car sits in the left background. The sign reading "Harlem" is clearly visible on the train station.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Railroad stations
Railroad freight cars
Wooden buildings
Chimneys
Photographic postcards
Organization NameMilwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationHarlem (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number0032-SA-03-10
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"Harlem R.R. Station, N.D."--Handwritten on front of postcard.
"Harlem, N.D. depot approx 1910"--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryHarlem was founded at the terminus of a Milwaukee Road Railroad branch in 1885. The rival Northern Pacific Railroad built a line through Cogswell, about 5 miles south, in 1900, causing many to move there. The railroad was removed from Harlem in 1923.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 86.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0032-SA-03-10)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0032SA0310
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