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Baukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc., Noonan, N.D.
Baukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc., Noonan, N.D.
TitleBaukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc., Noonan, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1929 and 1950
DescriptionA view of the yard of a coal facility. Several loaded railroad cars are visible at center. Several cars are parked at right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Mining
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Automobiles
Railroad freight cars
Railroad tracks
Coal
Coal mining
Wooden buildings
Photographic postcards
Personal NameBaukol, Harris
Organization NameBaukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc.
LocationNoonan (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
1940-1949
Item Number0075-430
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Transcription"Baukol-Noona Lignite Inc., Noonan, N. Dak. Nelson Photo"--Handwritten on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer probably Louis Nelson.
Biography/HistoryHarris Baukol and Hugo Domrese formed a partnership in 1928 and began purchasing land in the Noonan area. The following year Baukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc. was created. By 1933 this was the third largest coal concern in North Dakota. The Noonan mine ceased production in 1986. In 1988 the company was purchased by Minnesota Power and thereafter the name changed to BNI, Ltd.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionHistorical Data Project Photograph Collection 00075
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0075-430)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh000075430
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