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Across the Missouri River by rail, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Across the Missouri River by rail, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
TitleAcross the Missouri River by rail, Bismarck, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1897-02-12
DescriptionMen are constructing a railroad track on top of the ice of the Missouri River.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad construction & maintenance
Railroad construction workers
Railroads
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationMissouri River
Bismarck (N.D.)
Decade1870-1879
Item NumberE0633
Format of OriginalDrawings
Dimensions of Original24 x 18 cm.
Publisher of OriginalHarper & Brothers
Place of PublicationNew York (N.Y.)
Transcription"Across the Missouri River by rail, at Bismarck, Dakota Territory--from a photograph by F. J. Haynes"--Caption.
Relation[Is Part Of] Bridges of North Dakota exhibit
Biography/HistoryDuring the winter of 1879, the Northern Pacific Railroad laid tracks on the ice to move equipment and supplies to the west bank of the Missouri. This magazine illustration is based on an image taken by Frank Jay Haynes, the official railroad photographer.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection E
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (E0633)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshE0633
Original SourceHarper's Weekly, Vol. 23, Feb. 12, 1879
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