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Crowd at elevators, Mott, N.D.
Crowd at elevators, Mott, N.D.
TitleCrowd at elevators, Mott, N.D.
Date of Originalbefore 1910
DescriptionA view of a crowd gathered to watch and celebrate the building of the CM&SP railway through West Mott. Visible is the Mott Concert Band gathered in a semi-circle holding their instruments and other groups of people watching the construction. The Columbia Elevator Co., Western Grain Co., and Barth Grain Co. grain elevators are all visible as well as various other wooden structures connected to the elevators.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Transportation
People
City & Town Life
Bands, clubs and societies
Subject (LCTGM)Bands
Musicians
Musical instruments
Railroads
Railroad construction & maintenance
Railroad construction workers
Men
Grain elevators
Organization NameBarth Grain Co. (Mott, N.D.)
Western Grain Company (Mott, N.D.)
Columbia Elevator Company (Mott, N.D.)
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationMott (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number0001-53-6
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"CM & PS Laying Steel at Mott, N.D."--Typewritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle printed on front of image.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad completed construction through Mott in late 1910. The line was built through West Mott on land owned by Jacob Barth, owner of Barth Grain Co.
Bibliographic ReferenceHertz, Heather. "Mott, North Dakota; A Century of History." 2003. p. 6-7.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionTrousdale Photograph Collection 0001
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (0001-53-6)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh0001536
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