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Nellie Peck right in town among the houses, Yankton, Dakota Territory
Nellie Peck right in town among the houses, Yankton, Dakota Territory
TitleNellie Peck right in town among the houses, Yankton, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1881
CreatorElmer & Tenney
Creator RolePhotographers
DescriptionThe steamboat Nellie Peck is lying on ice behind several wooden structures.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Rivers
Ice
Stereographs
Organization NameNellie Peck (Steamboat)
LocationMissouri River
Yankton (S.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberA4110
Format of OriginalStereographs
Dimensions of Original18 x 10 cm.
Transcription"E. & T. High Water View Series of 1880-81. Mississippi, Minnesota and Missouri Rivers. Photographed and published by Elmer & Tenney, Winona, Minn. 1260"--Printed on front of stereograph.
"Nellie Peck lying on 9 ft. of ice on R.R. Track. Yankton D. Ter. 1881"--Handwritten on front of stereograph.
"Views on the Missouri River, showing the effects of the High Water and Ice Gorges of March 1881... Views of the Ice Gorge at Yankton (From original negatives by C.A. DeLong, April, 1881.)...1260--the Nellie Peck right in town among the houses"--Printed on back of stereograph.
Biography/HistoryThe steamboat Nellie Peck, a sternwheel packet with a wood hull, was built in Brownsville, Pa., in 1871. She made 14 trips to Fort Benton, Montana. In 1872 she and the Far West competed in a 2,800-mile race from Sioux City to Fort Benton and return, which the Far West won.
Bibliographic ReferenceWay, Frederick. Way's Packet Directory, 1848-1983. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University, 1983.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A4110)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA4110
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