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Frank Gillies Machine Shop, Hensel, N.D.
Frank Gillies Machine Shop, Hensel, N.D.
TitleFrank Gillies Machine Shop, Hensel, N.D.
Date of Original1919?
DescriptionInterior view of the Frank Gillies Marching Shop in Hensel, N.D. There are two men standing in the room. Behind them are drawers and shelves with machine parts. On the left are windows, banners and two chairs.
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Machine shops
Drawers (Furniture components)
Clothing & dress
Personal NameGillies, Frank Peter, 1894-1974
Sigurdson, William, 1889-1965
LocationHensel (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5013
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"79-8-8-5A"--Handwritten on back, accession number.
"Frank Gillies Machine Shop, Hensel, North Dakota, About 1919, Frank Gillies, Bill Sigurdson"--Printed on card next to photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryGillies' Machine Shop was next to Mike Svard's Livery Stable and a barber shop & store in Hensel, N.D. in 1905.
1910 United States Federal Census lists a Frank Gillies age 16 born in about 1894 to Frank (age 60) and Mary (age 55) Gillies. Other household members listed are: Cathline Gillies(age 32), John Gillies(age 29); Mary Gillies(age 27); Alice Gillies(age 18); and John Saligan (age 40). Frank Gillies Jr. was born in 1894 in North Dakota and died in 1974. 1930 US Federal Census lists a William Sigurdson born about 1889, living in Pembina County, N.D. at the age of 41.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 125 in Heritage '89, Then and Now, Pembina County, North Dakota, 1776-1976. Published by Pembina County Commissioners and the Pembina County Historical Society, Cavalier, ND in 1988.
Other information found at
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5013)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address:
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5013
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