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1. Building Fargo & Southern Railroad between Wheaton, MN & White Rock, DT, June or July 1884 
 Building Fargo & Southern Railroad between Wheaton, MN & White Rock, DT, June or July 1884 Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad ties; Railroad tracks; Railroad construction workers; Men laying railroad ties on a railroad bed. Visible is railroad construction equipment being pulled by a steam locomotive. The locomotive is not visible, but the smoke it is emitting is.

2. Constructing railroad trestle bridge near Spring Valley, Illinois Constructing railroad trestle bridge near Spring Valley, Illinois Railroad bridges; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Scaffolding; Workmen on scaffolding constructing steel railroad trestle across river bed, with railroad track running below trestle that may lead to a mine in distance.

3. Building the first railroad in McKenzie Co. N.D. First engine for Wild Cow Branch down Missouri River Building the first railroad in McKenzie Co. N.D. First engine for Wild Cow Branch down Missouri River Barges; Railroad locomotives; Stern wheelers; Rivers; Railroad crossings; Railroad construction & maintenance; The stern wheeler "Dakota" on the Missouri River pushing a barge loaded with a Great Northern locomotive engine.

4. Building the first railroad in McKenzie Co., N.D. Work train on Madson Flat Fill. Tressel 60 feet high Building the first railroad in McKenzie Co., N.D. Work train on Madson Flat Fill. Tressel 60 feet high Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad crossings; Railroads; View of construction of dirt filled railroad grade showing wooden trestle with train on top. Trestle is partially covered by fill.

5. P. Nelson's camp #2, N.D. P. Nelson's camp #2, N.D. Huts; Tents; Laborers; Aprons; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Construction camps; Three men standing in front of a tar paper shack wearing aprons. Another man is standing to the left. Behind him are two tents. In the far distance is group of men and horses, perhaps a railroad work crew....

6. Laying steel on the Pingree-Wilton Branch of N.P. out of Pingree, N.D. Laying steel on the Pingree-Wilton Branch of N.P. out of Pingree, N.D. Railroad construction workers; Railroad construction & maintenance; Laborers working on and beside rail line. Hoist in center raising an object, perhaps rail track.

7. Holding corrals at Union Stockyard in West Fargo, N.D. Holding corrals at Union Stockyard in West Fargo, N.D. Corrals; Stockyards; Railroad tracks; Railroad sidings; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Water towers; Elevated view looking over holding corrals at Union Stockyard in West Fargo. There is no livestock visible in the pens. A railroad track and platform are visible on the right side of the image A group...

8. Northern Pacific Railroad track construction, Mott, N.D. Northern Pacific Railroad track construction, Mott, N.D. Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad ties; Railroads; Spectators; Railroad construction workers laying track on railroad bed. Some of the laborers appear to be carrying ties. Railroad construction equipment in the background. Some spectators and an automobile visible...

9. Great Northern Railroad laying steel over the Sheyenne Great Northern Railroad laying steel over the Sheyenne Railroad bridges; Rivers; Trestles; Railroad construction & maintenance; View from distance of trestle bridge being built across Sheyenne River with river visible.

10. Constructing railroad line Constructing railroad line Laborers; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad cuts; Railroad workers laying down railroad line in a cut in the land. Large equipment on new line likely laying down the rails. Location not given, but likely on the Great Northern Railroad near Luverne, N.D....

11. G.N.R.R. bridge, Sheyenne River G.N.R.R. bridge, Sheyenne River Railroad bridges; Railroad construction & maintenance; Trestles; Railroad bridge under construction with large crane at end of bridge lifting beams in place. Sheyenne River visible through constructed portion of bridge.

12. Great Northern Railroad steam shovel on tracks Great Northern Railroad steam shovel on tracks Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroads; Railroad construction workers; Steam shovels; Smoke; Great Northern Railroad steam shovel on the tracks emitting dark smoke. Two laborers standing on top of wood car attached to back of steam shovel, and two other laborers standing at front of steam shovel....

13. Depot, Kelso, N.D. Depot, Kelso, N.D. Railroad stations; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad employees; Railroad tracks; Image of the Great Northern Railroad depot at Kelso. Railroad laborers are visible on the platform and on the railroad tracks. The men on the tracks are holding shovels. A sign on the depot reads "Great...

14. Driving piling to support tracks over new pipe tunnel, Northern States Power Co., Fargo, N.D. Driving piling to support tracks over new pipe tunnel, Northern States Power Co., Fargo, N.D. Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad tracks; Power plants; Smoke; Northern Pacific Railroad Pile Driver car sitting on railroad tracks in front of Northern States Power Co. steam plant. Two laborers are visible on the car and two others standing on tracks to left. Smoke...

15. Contractors camp, Newport and Lee Contractors camp, Newport and Lee Railroad construction & maintenance; Construction camps; Men; Horses; Horseback riding; Ox teams; Tents; Man on small rise in foreground looking over construction camp at worker, horse and ox teams, tents, wagons and graded dirt embankment.

16. Big Cut at Sweet Brier Valley Big Cut at Sweet Brier Valley Railroad cuts; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Dirt; Digging; Carts & wagons; Men with shovels loading horse-drawn wagons with dirt from railroad cut. Foreman standing on rim of cut. Location at Sweet Briar Valley in Morton County, N.D.

17. The Big Cut The Big Cut Railroad cuts; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Dirt; Digging; Carts & wagons; Men with shovels loading horse-drawn wagons with dirt from railroad cut. Foreman standing on rim of cut. Location at Sweet Briar Valley in Morton County, N.D.

18. Big Cut at Beaver Creek Valley Big Cut at Beaver Creek Valley Railroad construction & maintenance; Construction camps; Tents; Laborers; Carts & wagons; Dirt; Digging; Horses; Railroad cuts; Men driving wagons loaded with dirt through deep ruts in rail road cut in hillside. In distance wooden buildings, tents and covered wagons of construction workers camp, located between Eldridge and Windsor,...

19. Canvas City, Green River Canvas City, Green River Railroad construction & maintenance; Construction camps; Tents; View of Northern Pacific Railway construction camp showing one group of tents near boxcars and covered wagons in foreground and another group of tents in the distance.

20. Graders at work in Bad Lands Graders at work in Bad Lands Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Horses; Laborers; Graders (Earthmoving machinery); Several teams of graders moving earth; three-horse teams pulling grader that is controlled by man walking behind it; a new cut as well as a valley filling operation visible in background.
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