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Horse in yard with De Mores packing plant in background, Medora, N.D.
Horse in yard with De Mores packing plant in background, Medora, N.D.
TitleHorse in yard with De Mores packing plant in background, Medora, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1883 and 1886
DescriptionA horse stands in a yard near the Marquis de Mores meat packing plant in Medora. A fence stands between the horse and the plant. The plant's chimney and several outbuildings are visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Meat industry
Fences
Horses
Kodak card photographs
Personal NameMores, Antoine Amedee Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896
Organization NameMarquis de Mores Company
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item Number00042-120
Format of OriginalKodak card photographs
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Marquis de Mores Collection Mss 10036
Biography/HistoryThe Marquis de Mores packing plant in Medora started construction in June 1883, and the first cows were slaughtered in October of that year. The plant was expanded in 1884, and the smokestack finished in 1885. The plant closed in November 1886.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/historicsites/chateau/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionMarquis de Mores Photograph Collection 00042
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00042-120)
Rights ManagementRights transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00042120
OCLC number17732729
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