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1. Natural gas rig, Eckman, N.D. Natural gas rig, Eckman, N.D. Drilling; Natural gas; Gas industry; Automobiles; Men; Chauffeurs; Bankers; Petroleum workers; Oil well drilling rigs; "Although records are scanty and nearly everyone who was living here in the early days of settlement is gone, a few tidbits of information remain to prove that as early as 1909, there was drilling for...

2. Steam powered saw, Williston, N.D. Steam powered saw, Williston, N.D. Lumber industry; Trees; Machinery; Men; Girls; Logs; Railroad rails; Several men stand operating a steam powered saw. The machine and several chopped logs sit next to a railroad track. The machine is labeled "the Minneapolis" and a sign identifies the machine as Bainville,...

3. Wild Cow Railroad, Guthrie & Riley, railroad construction contractors, with standard gauge steam locomotives, Wild Cow Railroad, Guthrie & Riley, railroad construction contractors, with standard gauge steam locomotives, McKenzie County, N.D. Railroad companies; Railroad cars; Railroad stations; Railroad employees; Railroad facilities; Railroad locomotives; Railroad shops & yards; Guthrie & Riley, railroad construction contractors, utilized standard gauge steam locomotives like this one, pictured somewhere along the Wild Cow right-of-way in McKenzie county. Railroad men would describe...

4. 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...

5. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel near Erickson's Camp on Little Missouri River, building the first railroad Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel near Erickson's Camp on Little Missouri River, building the first railroad in McKenzie Co., N.D. Steam shovels; Railroads; Railroad cars; Railroad companies; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees; Railroad freight cars; Railroad locomotives; Railroad rails; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad tracks; Horses; Carts & wagons; Men; Dirt; trees Steam shovel loading dump cars on narrow gauge railroad train. Both the shovel and the train had to be hauled to the construction site "knocked dosn" by horses and wagons. Contractors paid $1.00 per hundred...

6. Wild Cow Railroad, two hopefuls looking for work, McKenzie County, N.D. Wild Cow Railroad, two hopefuls looking for work, McKenzie County, N.D. Men; Automobiles; Steam shovels; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad cars; Railroad facilities; Railroad rails; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad tracks; Construction; Two hopefuls in an automobile out looking for work on the Wild Cow Railroad, McKenzie County, N.D.

7. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel, near Watford, McKenzie County, N.D. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel, near Watford, McKenzie County, N.D. Steam shovels; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees; Men; Houses; Huts; A massive, fifty-ton steam shovel was shipped from the factory where it was made to McKenzie county, knocked down. It was taken across the Missouri river ice during the winter and assembled at the place...

8. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel, near Watford, McKenzie County, N.D. Wild Cow Railroad, steam shovel, near Watford, McKenzie County, N.D. Steam shovels; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees; Men; Houses; Huts; A massive, fifty-ton steam shovel was shipped from the factory where it was made to McKenzie county, knocked down. It was taken across the Missouri river ice during the winter and assembled at the place...

9. Fred Almy and the baggage car and coaches pulled by the steam engine locomotive "William Crook," Williston, Fred Almy and the baggage car and coaches pulled by the steam engine locomotive "William Crook," Williston, N.D. Railroad cars; Railroad companies; Railroad stations; Railroad employees; Railroad facilities; Railroad lounge cars; Railroad locomotives; Railroad passenger cars; Railroad stations; Railroad rails; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks; Men; Fred Almy and an engineer hold on to the railing on the baggage car, at the end of the cars and coaches pulled by the "William Crook" steam engine locomotive, pictured on the far right of the photograph....

10. 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...

11. Williston railroad yards with steam locomotives on their way to the scrap heap, N.D. Williston railroad yards with steam locomotives on their way to the scrap heap, N.D. Railroads; Railroad shops & yards; Steam engines; Railroad locomotives; Salvage; In the spring of 1954, with diesel traction pretty much taking over, the Williston railroad yards were crowded with steam locomotives on their way to the scrap heap.

12. Steam Passenger Locomotive pulling "fast mail" east across the Muddy River Steam Passenger Locomotive pulling "fast mail" east across the Muddy River Railroad locomotives; Steam engines; Railroad passenger cars; Postal service; Railroad tracks; One of the big steam passenger locomotives is pictured traveling east as it pulls the "Fast Mail" east across the bridge spanning the Little Missouri River.

13. American Legion State Convention, Williston, N.D. American Legion State Convention, Williston, N.D. Tractors; Railroad freight cars; Steam; Men; Women; Children; Boys; Streets; Lodges; Trees; Flags; Men and one boy ride in a tractor with the letters "Williston N.D." painted on the rear. The tractor is towing a steam powered boxcar with "40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux" can be seen painted on the front of the...

14. American Legion State Convention Parade, Williston, N.D. American Legion State Convention Parade, Williston, N.D. Tractors; Railroad freight cars; Steam; Men; Women; Children; Boys; Streets; Lodges; Trees; Flags; Men and one boy ride in a tractor with the letters "Williston N.D." painted on the rear. The tractor is towing a steam powered boxcar with "40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux" can be seen painted on the front of the...

15. Steam Calliope at Circus, Williston, N.D. Steam Calliope at Circus, Williston, N.D. Music; Steam-whistles; Circus spectacles; Circuses & shows; Boys; Children; Men; Hats; Suits (clothing); Neckties; Boys and men stop to listen to the sounds created by a calliope, which makes music by sending steam through whistles, sometimes locomotive whistles.

16. Threshing scene, North Dakota Threshing scene, North Dakota Farms; Farmers; Threshing; Threshing machines; Men; Men are threshing with a steam powered threshing machine.

17. Threshing scene, North Dakota Threshing scene, North Dakota Farms; Farmers; Threshing; Threshing machines; Men; Distant view of a farm. A man is threshing in the distance, using a steam powered threshing machine.

18. Steam tractor, North Dakota Steam tractor, North Dakota Traction engines; Farms; Croplands; Farmers; Fences; A man threshing with a steam tractor poses for a photograph.

19. Man in four-wheel cart in front of home, Williston, N.D. Man in four-wheel cart in front of home, Williston, N.D. Houses; Carts & wagons; Horses; Dogs; Men; Houses; Trees; A man sits in a horse drawn four wheel cart in front of a home. A dog stands between the horses and the house.

20. Ole E. Westgaard grave, Williston, N.D. Ole E. Westgaard grave, Williston, N.D. Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Snakes; Fences; The grave of Ole E. Westgaard. On the tombstone are his birth date, date of death, and a prayer in Norwegian. A memory box with glass top sits in front of the grave. A dead snake lies in front of the memory...
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