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Northern Pacific Railway Depot, Fargo, N.D.
Northern Pacific Railway Depot, Fargo, N.D.
TitleNorthern Pacific Railway Depot, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1899 and 1904
DescriptionView of the train station and park from the tracks. The park is fenced. The fountain in the park is clearly visible. Storefronts on the other side of the street are visible in the background towards the right. There is a wheelbarrow on the platform in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Parks and forests
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Fountains
Railroad stations
Department stores
Fences
Wheelbarrows
Railroad tracks
Hotels
Postcards
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Depot (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00301-037b
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"13154 - Northern Pacific Depot, Fargo, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Northern Pacific Depot in the background was built in 1898. The park itself was demolished in 1964. The Waldorf Hotel, the dark brick building towards the right, was built in 1899 and torn down in 1958. DeLendrecie's department store, the light brick building at center in the background, was built in 1894 as a two story building. In 1904, three additional floors were added. In 1972 the store changed locations, yet the building stands.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionWilliam McKendry Postcard Album 00301
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00301-037b)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00301037b
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