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Train going into the snow drift, East of Valley City, N.D.
Train going into the snow drift, East of Valley City, N.D.
TitleTrain going into the snow drift, East of Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1893
DescriptionView of a railroad snowplow engine cutting through a large snowdrift. There are people dressed in winter coats and hats ontop of the snow drift on the left. The train engine is on the right blowing smoke and snow.
General SubjectTransportation
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Railroads
Railroad snowplow locomotives
Railroad cars
Railroad locomotives
Smoke
Snow
People
Winter
Utility poles
Coats
Men
Women
Coats
Hats
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item NumberBC 11-4-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original14 x 17 cm.
Publisher of OriginalFisher & Co. Photo
Place of PublicationValley City (N.D.)
Transcription"Fisher & Co., Photographers, Valley City, N.D."--Stamped on the back of photograph.
"11.47" and "Donated by Stull, Valley City"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Going through the drift"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryItem donated by E.B. Stull, the Methodist pastor from 1891-1892. Valley City Churches, Epworth United Methodist Church.
"The blizzard of 1893 east of Valley City."
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation in quotes from page 346, printed right under the same image, in Barnes County History, Barnes County, North Dakota. Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC 11-4 -1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
Email: bchistoricalsociety@hotmail.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC1141
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