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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 Information
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Families
Railroad stations
Railroad freight cars
Wooden buildings
Photographic postcards
Organization NameMilwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationHarlem (N.D.)
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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