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Loading dump truck using horses and bridge, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Loading dump truck using horses and bridge, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
TitleLoading dump truck using horses and bridge, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Date of Original191-
DescriptionTruck being loaded from a overhead bridge with a chute for loading trucks. Three men and two teams of horses are on the top and a truck and a man working with the load under the wooden bridge. The truck has United States government plates.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
People
Transportation
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Indian reservations
Horses
Carts & wagons
Trucks
Dump trucks
Bridges
LocationFort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Four Bears Bridge (N.D.)
New Town (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00041-0843
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 13 cm.
NotesPhotographer unknown, but is likely to be Charles Hall.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Harold W. Case Papers Mss 10286
[Is Part Of]Bridges of North Dakota exhibit
Biography/HistoryThis temporary wooden bridge allowed teams of horses pulling drag scrapers full of earth to dump their load into the waiting truck. The dirt was then trucked to the construction site to create the earthworks necessary on the approaches to the Four Bears Bridge near New Town.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionHarold Case Photograph Collection 00041
Collection Finding AidConsult http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10286.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00041-0843)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh000410843
OCLC number61156023
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