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Shemorry, Bill, 1914-2... (5)

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1. Soldiers at Fort Crowder, Missouri Soldiers at Fort Crowder, Missouri Soldiers; Men; People; Military uniforms; Military training; Military life; Military facilities; Hats; Interiors; A large crowd of soldiers enjoying some down time inside a large hall at Fort Crowder, Missouri. Taken by Shemorry during service in WWII in the 164th Signal Photo Company as a combat photographer.

2. California Kamp wildcat oil well, Ray, N.D. California Kamp wildcat oil well, Ray, N.D. Oil wells; Oil well drilling rigs; Petroleum industry; Farms; Croplands; "The rig used to drill the California Kamp wildcat in 1938 was one of the largest then in use in the U.S."

3. Standard Oil Co. Mandan refinery, Mandan, N.D. Standard Oil Co. Mandan refinery, Mandan, N.D. Refineries; Petroleum industry; Aerial views; Fuel; View of the Standard Oil Company refinery during construction when it was about seventy percent completed, the refinery is located next to the west side of the Missouri River a few miles northeast of Mandan,...

4. Signal Oil and Gas Company Refinery 1950s construction, Tioga, N.D. Signal Oil and Gas Company Refinery 1950s construction, Tioga, N.D. Refineries; Petroleum industry; Construction; Building materials; Construction of the Signal Oil & Gas Company natural gas plant in Tioga.

5. Wild Cow Railroad, the Gassman railroad trestle, McKenzie County, N.D. Wild Cow Railroad, the Gassman railroad trestle, McKenzie County, N.D. Railroad bridges; Railroad cars; Railroad crossings; Railroad locomotives; Railroads; Trestles; The Gassman trestle looked like this before the storm. A locomotive is crossing the second largest timber trestle at the time, which was destroyed as the result of a cyclone on August 13, 1898.

6. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel working, McKenzie County, N.D. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel working, McKenzie County, N.D. Steam shovels; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees; Men; The first of three 110 ton steam shovels went into use July 20, 1913. The big machine could scoop four cubic yards of earth, weighing approximately three tons, with each bucket-full. It was the largest...

7. Mallet steam engine in Williston yards, N.D. Mallet steam engine in Williston yards, N.D. Railroad locomotives; Steam engines; Railroad tracks; This powerful Mallet engine was just about tops in steam locomotive power during the early 1950s, when it was replaced by a diesel engine. Tests had revealed that a 4-unit 900,000-pound freight diesel...

8. Northwest Grain Terminal elevator, aerial photograph, Williston, N.D. Northwest Grain Terminal elevator, aerial photograph, Williston, N.D. Grain elevators; Automobiles; Railroads; Other progress in agriculture is shown in the photo, of the new Northwest Grain Co-op Terminal. Now the area's largest grain marketing firm, it is equipped to quickly load an entire unit train. Elevator...

9. Garrison Dam, Aerial Progress Shot #5, N.D. Garrison Dam, Aerial Progress Shot #5, N.D. Dam construction; Rivers; Aerial photographs; Cities; Progress photographs; Looking down into the intake excavation where the largest structure ever to be built in North Dakota is now under construction. This photo plainly illustrates the vast size of the intake area. Present...
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