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Evening Star discharging cargo at Yankton, Dakota Territory
Evening Star discharging cargo at Yankton, Dakota Territory
TitleEvening Star discharging cargo at Yankton, Dakota Territory
Date of Originalbetween 1864 and 1867
CreatorMorrow, Stanley J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe steamboat Evening Star stops at Yankton, Dakota Territory to offload cargo. Many sacks are visible on the deck.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Stereographs
Steamboats
Rivers
Shipping
Organization NameEvening Star (Steamboat)
LocationYankton (S.D.)
Dakota Territory
Missouri River
Decade1860-1869
Item Number00670-015
Format of OriginalStereographs
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Evening Star was built in Freedom, Pa. in 1864 and completed in Wellsville Ohio, where the cabin was built and machinery placed. She then wen to St. Louis to enter the Missouri River trade. She assisted the W.R. Carter when it exploded near Vicksburg in January 1866, and rescued many survivors. She returned to running on the Missouri in 1867 and was burned and lost at St. Louis on August 24, 1869.
Bibliographic ReferenceWay, Frederick. Way's Packet Directory, 1848-1983, p. 156. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University, 1983.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionS.J. Morrow Photograph Collection 00670
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00670-015)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00670015
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