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Construction of Otter Tail Power Company steam plant, Washburn, N.D.
Construction of Otter Tail Power Company steam plant, Washburn, N.D.
TitleConstruction of Otter Tail Power Company steam plant, Washburn, N.D.
Date of Original1926?
DescriptionConstruction crews work to construct a lignite-burning steam plant for the Otter Tail Power Company near Washburn, N.D. Stages are set up around the building, and men are visible on the very top of the building. A crane and various building materials are dispersed around the site. The Missouri River is visible on the far side of the plant.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Work Life
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Construction
Power plants
Hoisting machinery
Rivers
Organization NameOtter Tail Power Company
LocationWashburn (N.D.)
Missouri River
Decade1920-1929
Item Number01075-44
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThis steam plant at Washburn was designed to burn local lignite and was built in 1926.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionGerald Holcomb Photograph Collection 01075
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (01075-44)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0107544
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