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The Equity Cooperative Packing Company, West Fargo, N.D.
The Equity Cooperative Packing Company, West Fargo, N.D.
TitleThe Equity Cooperative Packing Company, West Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1919 and 1922
DescriptionAerial view of a large meat packing complex. The plant has "Fargo Brand Hams & Bacon" painted on the side. Stockyards are visible adjacent to the plant.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Aerials
Subject (LCTGM)Stockyards
Meat industry
Smokestacks
Postcards
Organization NameEquity Co-operative Packing Co. (West Fargo, N.D.)
LocationWest Fargo (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number00201-022
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"The Equity Co-Operative Packing Company Dennis & Woolsey Photo, Fargo, N.D. Forseth Bros. Aviators, Grand Forks, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotograph by Dennis & Wooley of Fargo, N.D.
ContributorForseth Bros. Aviators (Grand Forks, N.D.)
Biography/HistoryThis company was formed in 1916 and the plant pictured above was built in 1919. The plant was closed in 1922. The plant later repopened in 1925 after being purchased by Armour & Co. The town, initially known as Haggart, was renamed West Fargo after the Armour purchase.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionCarl Smith Collection 00201
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00201-022)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00201022
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