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Hiram Wood discharging goods at levee, Yankton, Dakota Territory
Hiram Wood discharging goods at levee, Yankton, Dakota Territory
TitleHiram Wood discharging goods at levee, Yankton, Dakota Territory
Date of Originalbetween 1873 and 1877
CreatorMorrow, Stanley J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe steamboat Hiram Wood unloads cargo in the distance at Yankton, Dakota Territory. A man with a wagon drives down a hill to meet the boat. A man stands on the road with his hat in his hand.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Water
Work Life
Animals
Subject (LCTGM)Stereographs
Steamboats
Shipping
Rivers
Horses
Carts & wagons
Organization NameHiram Wood (Steamboat)
LocationYankton (S.D.)
Dakota Territory
Missouri River
Decade1870-1879
Item Number00670-016
Format of OriginalStereographs
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Hiram Wood was built in Wyandotte, Kansas in 1865. It was owned by Crockett, Nelson & Wood, and was captained by Alex Crockett. It snagged at Bijou Hills, Rosebud Landing, S.D. in 1873. Captain Grant Marsh bought the wreck and rebuilt it into a ferryboat called the Dr. Burleigh. It sank at or near Yankton.
Bibliographic ReferenceWay, Frederick. Way's Packet Directory, 1848-1983, p. 216. 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 (00670-016)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00670016
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