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Threshing scene, Mercer County, N.D.
People; Agriculture; Work Life
This photograph features a threshing crew in rural Mercer County, N.D. At left, the steam engine is positioned. A long belt stretches from the steam engine to the combine pictured at center. The men throw...
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.
Threshing scene, McLean County, N.D.
A threshing scene is pictured in this photograph. At left, a wagon full of grain is positioned next to a steam engine. A long belt stretches across the field from the steam engine to another piece of harvesting...
Threshing operation, McLean County, N.D.
Threshing operation in a wheat field. To the right is a wagon pulled by horses. At center is the threshing machine. Several workers sit on or around the machine and pose for the photograph. Behind the...
Soo Line Crane dragging wrecked carload of paper pulp, Anamoose, N.D.
A view of a Soo Line Crane dragging a wrecked railroad carload of paper pulp, after a Soo line train derailment west of Anamoose, N.D. There are many spectators standing behind the crane on the other side...
Slope County Fair video
Bands, clubs and societies; Education; Entertainment; People; Social Life & Customs; Sports & Recreation; Women;
A parade celebrating the Slope County Fair. Included are men, women, and children riding on horseback, flag bearers, floats of water skiiers, homestead shacks, churning butter, the Statue of Liberty and...
Dean Pearson 2 weeks old, Pearson family, Bowman County Jubilee parade video
Agriculture; Bands, clubs and societies; Entertainment; People; Social Life & Customs; Sports & Recreation; Women;
A collection of short films featuring a 2 week old Dean Pearson and members of the Pearson family, and a parade for the Bowman County Jubilee. In the parade are decorated cars, bands, majorettes, horses...
Lumber mill, McLean County, N.D.
People; Work Life
View of a lumber mill possibly located in the Painted Woods area south of Washburn, N.D. A man poses with two horses in the center of the photograph. Various buildings and stacks of lumber are featured...
Below deck on steamboat, McLean County, N.D.
Three men stand on a lower deck of a steamboat. At left, one man repairs a device. The two men at right stand idle. The boat is made up of wooden planks.
Threshing rig owned by Martin Joos and managed by M.D. Williams
A view of threshing machinery with a threshing crew working. There are five carts, one of which is hooked up to one horse. On the right is a carriage with a man in it being pulled by a team of two horses....
Steam threshing outfit and Buick automobile, Stutsman County, N.D.
A view of threshing machinery and men working. There is threshing machinery on the right, men driving carts with horses, and other carts with equipment and wheat. In the background are a few huge piles,...
Threshing machines, McLean County, N.D.
This photograph features a threshing outfit in McLean County. The steam engine at left, pulls the threshing machine at right. Many men stand on or near these pieces of machinery. To the far right, a building...
Sawmill, Washburn, N.D.
People; Business & Industry; Work Life;
A view of a sawmill at Washburn, N.D. At center is the mill. Several individuals and horses stand around to participate in the operation. At left is a large pile of lumber. In the background, bare trees...
Nick Worth interview
An interview with Nick Worth for the KPOK Bowman RadioThon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Nick Worth talks about steam engines, how he became interested in steam engines, and the logistics of...
Myron Olson and Lynn Brackel interview
Agriculture; Bands, clubs and societies; Business & Industry; Museums and historical societies; People;
An interview with Myron Olson and Lynn Brackel for the KPOK Bowman RadioThon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Myron and Lynn discuss the how the group “Yesterdays Farmers” started and their...
Charity Fries, Acey Olson and Merle Clark interview
City & Town Life; Entertainment; People; Social Life & Customs;
An interview with Charity Fries, Acey Olson, and Merle Clark for the KPOK Bowman Radio-Thon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. Merle, Acey, and Charity discuss bad winters, a snowplow train getting...
W.H. Sisson and Sons, first steam tractor around Spiritwood, N.D.
A side view of the first steam tractor around Spiritwood, N.D. A threshing crew of nineteen men are working with the threshing equipment and loaded carts being pulled by horses.
Excerpts from Fargo and Cass County, Dakota Book
Business & Industry; Pioneer Era;
The focus of this book is the history and development of Fargo and Cass County, N.D. The main ideas of the book are expressed with text, drawings and advertisements. It also contains information about...
1903 First Year Ford Model A Automobile
Women; People; Museums and historical societies;
This photograph shows a woman sitting in a 1903 Ford Model A automobile. She wears a dress and holds onto the steering wheel. Behind her, trees and a fence are in sight.
1916 Waterloo Boy postcard
Museums and historical societies; People;
This photograph shows an old tractor parked in the grass. A man wearing bib overalls stands on the back of the tractor and looks away from the camera. Notice the wheels on the tractor.
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