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Bert Rock and Dan Beerwagon with road equipment, Grant County, N.D.
Bert Rock and Dan Beerwagon with road equipment, Grant County, N.D.
TitleBert Rock and Dan Beerwagon with road equipment, Grant County, N.D.
Date of Original1931 or 1932
DescriptionBert Rock operates the Cat machine while Dan Beerwagon operates the blade on this Grant County road grading outfit. A large building is visible behind the men and machines.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Road construction
Graders (Earthmoving machinery)
Personal NameRock, Bert
Beerwagon, Dan
LocationGrant County (N.D.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00032-GT-02-17
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryBert Rock was born in 1885 in Wheatland, Ill. His father Henry moved the family to the Heil, N.D. area. Bert Rock married Louise Lehner in 1917. Bert managed the light plant in Leith for a while after their marriage, but they later moved back to farm on the family homestead near Heil.
Bibliographic ReferencePrairie pioneers of Grant County, N.D. Carson, N.D.: Grant County Historical Society, 1976. p. 129
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionOral History Project Photograph Collection 00032
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00032-GT-02-17)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00032GT0217
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