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Historic threshing crew, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Historic threshing crew, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton,  N.D. vicinity
TitleHistoric threshing crew, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionMen stand atop the horse-drawn threshers in this historic photograph showing the extent of the operations at the Bagg Bonanza Farm near Mooretown, North Dakota. The black and white photograph shows buildings and hay in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Threshing machines
Horses
Hay
People
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
Personal NameBagg, Frederick A., 1858-1950
LocationMooreton (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item Number32RI5-13
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Bagg Bonanza Farm is located one mile south and one half mile east of Mooreton, North Dakota. Situated on the flat flood plain of the Red River of the North it was established by F.A. Bagg in 1915. He had previously been the supervisor at the Downing Bonanza Farm and acquired some of the buildings for his farm from the Downing and other farms in the area. The Bagg Bonanza Farm is an important representation of the farming history of North Dakota's Red River plain. It is a well preserved example of the scale and organizational structure of bonanza farms. The farm was listed in the National Register of Historic Places 1985/11/14.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1985/11/14.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32RI5-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32RI513
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