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Street car, Valley City, N.D.
Street car, Valley City, N.D.
TitleStreet car, Valley City, N.D.
Date of Original1906
DescriptionImage of a street car from the Valley City Street and Interurban Railway Company and the street railroad tracks in the road. On the right in the background is the Valley City High School and utility poles.
General SubjectTransportation
Education
Subject (LCTGM)Street railroads
Street railroad tracks
Schools
Utility poles
Railroad cars
LocationValley City (N.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberBC41
Format of OriginalViewbooks
Pamphlets
Dimensions of Original16 x 23 cm.
Transcription"One of the Cars"--Printed underneath picture.
NotesImage printed in a small book or pamphlet on Valley City, North Dakota "The City of Homes" Issued by Commercial Club, Valley City, N.D. in 1906.
Biography/HistoryIn 1905 the Valley City Street and Inter-urban Railway Company was franchised by O.A. Beeman. The railway was incorporated, constructed, a downtown office was built, and it began to operate in 1905. The Valley City Street and Inter-urban Railway Company operated from December 1905 until 1915 on what is Central Avenue today. This image was taken in 1906 of the No. 1 car, which was a combination baggage and passenger Inter-urban car build by Pullman Company (c. 1900) and was in service from 1905 till 1915.
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC41)
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 IDdmBC41
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