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Steamboat J.L. Grandin on Red River
Steamboat J.L. Grandin on Red River
TitleSteamboat J.L. Grandin on Red River
Date of Originalbetween 1878 and 1891
CreatorHaynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe J.L. Grandin is moored on the shore of the Red River. Several buildings of the Grandin Line are seen including an elevator on the left.
Ordering Information
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Organization NameJ. L. Grandin (Steamboat)
LocationRed River of the North
North Dakota
Item NumberA0221
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original17 x 9 cm.
Publisher of OriginalF. Jay Haynes
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"F. Jay Haynes, Fargo, D.T., official photographer, Northern Pacific Railway"--Printed on front of photograph.
"Northern Pacific Views comprise views of Duluth, Brainerd, Fargo, Jamestown and Bismarck, at the crossings of the N.P.R.R., and the St. Louis, Mississippi, Red, Missouri, Little Missouri, and Yellowstone Rivers. Of the great wheat fields of the Red River Valley, Dalrymple and Grandin farms. Also the Black Hills and Upper Missouri and Bad Land Park. The finest scenery in the Northwest"--Printed on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe J. L. Grandin, a wood-hulled sternwheel steamboat, was built in Moorhead, Minn., in 1878. John L. Grandin had the boat built to haul wheat from his bonanza farm in Traill County. The steamboat was said to be the fastest boat on the Red River. The J. L. Grandin was beached at Hague, N.D., about 1891.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0221)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0221
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