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De Mores packing plant, Medora, N.D.
De Mores packing plant, Medora, N.D.
TitleDe Mores packing plant, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original1903
DescriptionA view of the Marquis de Mores' packing plant in Medora, N.D. in 1903.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Meat industry
Slaughtering
Chimneys
Personal NameMores, Antoine Amedee Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896
Organization NameMarquis de Mores Company
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item Number00042-163
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. The buildings would be destroyed in a fire in 1907, leaving only the brick chimney standing.
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 (00042-163)
Rights ManagementRights transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00042163
OCLC number17732729
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