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Burkum, Lester, 1912-2...
Haynes, F. Jay (Frank ...
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Facts and Figures about Dakota Territory for those intending to settle
Agriculture; Land surveys; Pioneer Era; Environment; Transportation; Weather; Business & Industry;
A twenty page pocket volume that contains facts, figures, and also describes and answers questions about farming and homesteading in Dakota Territory in 1886. Also included is information for emigrants,...
Early Homesteaders cutting sod for sod houses, Mercer County, N.D.
People; Pioneer Era
Early homesteaders of Mercer County are pictured here with their wagons. They are cutting sod to build sod houses. At right, the hole they obtained the sod from is visible. In the background, prairie land...
Diary of William Cuningham
Agriculture; Rural views; Social Life & Customs;
A twenty-one page diary of William Cuningham's travels from Boston, MA to various locations in Pembina County during the summer and fall of 1914.
Train engine driven rotary snow plow, Cleveland, N.D.
View of the Northern Pacific #43 railroad snowplow locomotive with Northern Pacific railroad cars being pulled behind on the railroad tracks. The locomotive has an engine driven rotary snow plow on the...
Burkum farmhouse, plow and pony drill, Manfred, N.D.
A view of the Lester Burkum farmhouse and trees with a plow and pony drill in the foreground. The ground is covered in snow.
Tractor, plow, and drill at the Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D.
A birds eye view of a tractor, plow, and drill at the Lester Burkum farm West of Manfred, N.D.
Old snow plow, Elbowoods, N.D.
Indians of North America; People; Weather; Work Life
Two men stand in front of a snow plow. The men are dressed in winter clothing indicating the season. View the chains on the tires of the snow plow. In the background, homes and a water tower are visible. ...
First furrows in LaMoure Co. with Edward Payson Wells at the plow
Agriculture; Pioneer Era;
A view of a field with Edward Payson Wells behind the plow, being pulled by a team of two ox, making the first furrows in LaMoure County, North Dakota. There are many people watching, and a cart with people...
Curtin and Winslow store, Jamestown, N.D.
Business & Industry; Pioneer Era;
A view of the Curtin and Winslow store. The signs on the roof and side say "Curtain and Winslow. General Merchandise. Lumber and Shingles. Farm Machinery. C+ W Furniture, C+ W Flour and Feed, Plow." There...
Newberry family homesteading in Griggs County, N.D.
Agriculture; Pioneer Era; People; Rural views;
A view of a homestead. On the left is a seated behind a team of two mules and an ox, next to them a boy sits ontop of a mule. Two small girls wash dishes and another girl sweeps the door step of a one...
Johnson Brothers Operation, Cavalier, N.D.
This photograph shows a steam engine pulling a long plow unit. The piece of machinery was meant to plow, pack, harrow, and seed. A man stands behind the long piece of machinery and the field in the distance...
Plowing in Joliette, N.D.
This photograph shows a steam engine pulling a plow. One man drives the steam engine, while the other pulls the levers on the plow. At left, another plow is visible and a horse drawn wagon is seen at right....
Snowplow coming to Litchville, N.D.
People; Transportation; Weather;
View of a railroad snowplow clearing snow off the railroad tracks coming into Litchville, N.D. There are people standing near the tracks, watching the train. Blowing snow and smoke is visible coming from...
Snow and ice cutter, Fargo, N.D.
A front view of a street railroad engine that is a snow and ice cutter. There is a light on top, and one in the center. There are three windows, and then a ice cutter and snow plow on the bottom front....
John Deere plow, Minto, N.D.
Agriculture; Museums and historical societies;
This photograph features a John Deere plow on display in the Walsh County Historical Museum in Minto, N.D. Oxen were used to pull this piece of equipment through the field. The plow is green and the shovels...
Plowing in Walsh County, N.D.
This photograph features a steam powered tractor pulling a plow in the field. One man drives the tractor while the other appears to be working the plow. Notice the tractor lacks a chair for the driver....
Snow plow coming into Hastings, N.D.
View of a railroad snowplow clearing snow off the railroad tracks coming into Hastings, N.D. There are people on the very right, and farms, barns, horses and fences in the background. The blowing snow...
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