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Wreck from auto accident at Tower City, N.D. on display at Fargo, N.D.
Wreck from auto accident at Tower City, N.D. on display at Fargo, N.D.
TitleWreck from auto accident at Tower City, N.D. on display at Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1956-08-27
CreatorTorgerson, Ben
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionTwo cars displayed on a trailer after being in an accident. The car on the left has "Super" on it. The trailer is being supported by a barrel that says "High HP, Perelube, The high horsepower motor oil."
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Accidents
Automobiles
Trailers
LocationTower City (N.D.)
Fargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 800 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2070.170.3
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm.
Transcription"Tower City acci - 8/27/56 These pictures taken by Ben Torgerson at Pure Oil on B'wy."-- Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryTwo cars displayed on a trailer in Fargo, N.D. on August 27, 1956 after a collision in Tower City earlier that year. Ben Torgerson worked at Pure Oil Company which was located at 815 Broadway, Fargo, N.D. He also lived on Broadway in 1956.
Bibliographic ReferenceTom Hoheisel and Andrew R. Nielsen. Images of America: Cass County. (Chicago: Arcadia, 2007), 39.
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2070.170.3)
Ordering Informationhttp://www.bonanzaville.org/main.php (701) 282-2822 Cass County Historical Society 1351 West Main Ave. West Fargo, ND 58078
Languageeng;
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm20701073
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