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Degraff, William H.
Diesen, C. M.
Fair & Thompson
Date of Original
Between 1900 and 1915?
Between 1890 and 1905
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Harvesting grain, McLean County, N.D.
A cab-less combine harvests grain in the field. The front header picks up the grain from the ground. At center a man runs the piece of machinery. Notice the uncovered belts and chains in the center of...
Mary Ann Barnes Williams campaign flyer
Women; Politics & Government;
A campaign flyer for Mrs. W. K. Williams who ran for State Senator. In the top right corner is a picture of Mary Ann Barnes Williams.
Roe School, McLean County, N.D.
People; Education; Women; Pioneer Era;
A group of individuals pose for a photograph next to Roe School. In the background on the right, an outhouse can be viewed. Baskets and tubs are located between the children on the ground.
Dog cart in parade, Max, N.D.
People; Transportation; Sports & Recreation
A man rides in a small cart while being pulled by a dog down an unpaved street. The side of the cart reads "Headliner." View the background where observers can be seen.
Pete Boris with dog "Spike", Washburn, N.D.
A man stands in front of the cabin he built with his dog "Spike". The cabin has one door in the center of the photograph and a window to the right and left sides. On the right a shovel leans against the...
Second McLean County Court House, Washburn, N.D.
Court houses; Law
A photograph of the second McLean County courthouse. It was a two storey building with a wooden frame.
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...
Tractor flipped over, McLean County, N.D.
People; Weather; Transportation
A tractor is flipped over after trying to pull a car out. The front of the tractor rests on top of the front of the car. At left a man observes the damage. View the depth of the snow, making it hard for...
Soo Line Wreck at Turtle Creek, Washburn, N.D
A train car flipped over off its track. The car was carrying lumber or telephone poles. They are now scattered on the ground below the train tracks.
Railroad accident, McLean County, N.D.
A train wreck caused by a washout on the railroad tracks. At center is the locomotive that has been derailed. At right the creek, culvert, and washed out area are visible. At left, debris covers the hill,...
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...
Admiral Homer Wallin at war memorial, Washburn, N.D.
People; Military; Cemeteries and graves;
Admiral Homer Wallin poses next to the war memorial in the Washburn cemetery. He is dressed in his uniform. The memorial has plaques on it indicating the names of the soldiers.
Beaver dam on Turtle Creek, McLean County, N.D.
At center a beaver dam stretches across the photograph. A man stands on the beaver dam and his reflection can be seen in the river water below. In the background the river bank is visable.
Fox pelts hunted by plane
At center a plane with twenty-one dead animals hanging off it are shown. At left, two men stand near the plane. Snow on the ground indicates the winter season.
Grain harvest, McLean County, N.D.
At center a wagon pulled by horses waits to be loaded with grain. At left, the binder can be viewed. Various farm laborers help in the harvesting process. The bottom of the photograph shows the field of...
Nelson's Grocery Store, Washburn, N.D.
City & Town Life; Business & Industry
At center is the grocery store. The building has two sets of stairs leading up to two separate entrances for the store. The store has five large display windows on the main level and four small windows...
Automobiles, McLean County, N.D.
Cars parked in front of a barn are featured in this photograph. At center is a large white barn. In the doorway of the barn several people can be viewed.
Second Washburn School, Washburn, N.D.
Children of the Washburn school stand in a large group and pose in front of building. At left is a stairway leading up to the second floor. Behind the group of students the door is visible.
75th anniversary of settlement, Washburn, N.D.
Col. Hugh Johnson, Vice Adm. Homer M. Wallin, and Ben O. Everson visit with each other during Washburn's 75th anniversary. To the left flowers can be seen while to the right, other people face away from...
Winter ice harvest, McLean County, N.D.
Eight men pose for this photograph. Four men kneel and four men in the back stand. All are dressed in winter clothing To the right a horse is visible. In the background the opposite bank of the river can...
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