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De Mores packing plant workers and refrigerated railroad car, Medora, N.D.
De Mores packing plant workers and refrigerated railroad car, Medora, N.D.
TitleDe Mores packing plant workers and refrigerated railroad car, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original1884
DescriptionWorkers from the Marquis de Mores' meatpacking plant in Medora stand next to a refrigerated railroad car that carried dressed beef east from Medora.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Transportation
Work Life
People
Subject (LCTGM)Meat industry
Railroad refrigerator cars
Railroad cars
Personal NameMores, Antoine Amedee Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896
Organization NameMarquis de Mores Company
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
Item Number00042-150
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
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 (00042-150)
Rights ManagementRights transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00042150
OCLC number17732729
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