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City & Town Life
Degraff, William H.
Diesen, C. M.
Fair & Thompson
Date of Original
Between 1900 and 1915?
Between 1890 and 1905
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View of Jewell Avenue, Washburn, N.D.
City & Town Life;
This postcard features Jewell Ave. looking toward the west in Washburn, N.D. At right is Forbes Drug Store and two automobiles. Several buildings line both sides of the unpaved street. The side walks are...
Portrait of Mary Ann Barnes Williams
People; Women; Portraits
Portrait of Mary Ann Barnes Williams. She faces towards the camera, wears glasses, and does not smile.
Deer hunters, McLean County, N.D.
Four men stand with their rifles and hunting dogs at right. View the one rabbit and eleven deer hanging from the log. In the background a cabin or house is visible. In front, logs and debris can be seen....
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.
Boats docked at Washburn, N.D.
Several boats are docked on the Missouri River bank at Washburn, N.D. The boats are docked very close together. In the background the opposite bank is visible.
A. Nelson Store, Washburn, N.D.
People; City & Town Life;
The focus of this photograph is the A. Nelson store. In front of the store individuals including Axel Nelson, the owner, stand on wooden platform. At left, Walter Jertson stands next to the header. In...
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,...
Picnic in the woods, McLean County, N.D.
People; Women; Transportation
Two young men and two young women are having a picnic outdoors. In the center of the photograph their picnic blanket is visible on the ground. Three of the individuals stand, while one man crouches down...
Train stalled by snow, McLean County, N.D.
The photograph features a train stopped by the large amount of snow blocking the track. View the right where the height of the snow along the train can be seen. Electrical poles and a fence fill the background. ...
Children with northern pikes
Hanson children with two big Northerns in the winter of 1930. They stand in front of a house holding their large fish. The fish are almost as big as the children. Both are dressed in winter garb.
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...
Ice Jam on flooded Missouri River, McLean County, N.D.
Large pieces of ice take the focus of the photograph caused by the flooding of the Missouri River near Washburn, N.D. To the left side, a man observes the pile of ice.
John Satterlund portrait
Portrait of John Satterlund, the founder of Washburn, N.D. He wears a suit and looks away from the camera.
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...
Tire trouble, McLean County, N.D.
Two men change a tire on an automobile. A tire is propped up against the drivers-side front wheel. In the background an electrical pole can be viewed.
Cable ferry, McLean County, N.D.
People; Pioneer Era; Water; Transportation;
View of cable ferry on Missouri River near Washburn, N.D. Long cables extend into the far right of the post card. A team of horses pulling a wagon ride on the ferry waiting to cross the river. In the far...
Public School, Dogden, N.D.
The front of this postcard features the public school in Dogden, N.D. It is a three storey brick building with a tower that juts out of the front. To the right an outhouse as well as the chimney can be...
Steamboat, McLean County, N.D.
People; Transportation; Water;
Several individuals stand on the deck of a steamboat. The boat's two levels and various cables and ropes are visible. The river can be seen in the background.
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.
Cold weather golfers, Washburn, N.D.
People; Sports & Recreation;
Fred Jefferis and George Cramer are in Lipski's pasture golfing in January. Each man holds his golf bag propped up and dresses in clothing appropriate for the season. On the ground snow can be viewed.
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