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View of Bisbee, N.D.
View of Bisbee, N.D.
TitleView of Bisbee, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1895 and 1925
DescriptionThis photograph features a long procession of a steam engine followed by wagons. Several individuals pose on or near the steam engine and wagons. At right, horse drawn wagons are visible. In the background, wooden buildings and electrical poles can be seen. Notice the comparison between steam power and horse-drawn wagons.
General SubjectPeople
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Steam engines
Carts & wagons
Utility poles
Wooden buildings
LocationTowner County (N.D.)
Bisbee (N.D.)
Item NumberTCHS-27
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original19 x 24 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryBisbee was named after Andrew Bisbee who had traveled to Towner County from Maine. In 1885 he homesteaded there and in the years that followed pioneers from Europe, Canada, and other places in the United States settled the area.
Bibliographic ReferenceHistory of Towner County, North Dakota from 1883-1989. (Cando, ND: Towner County Record-Herald, 1989), 285.
Repository InstitutionTowner County Historical Society
Repository CollectionTowner County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineTowner County Historical Society (TCHS-27)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Towner County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationTowner County Historical Society
Attn: Anita Barrett, President
108 4th Avenue
Munich, ND 58352
(701) 682-5106
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmTCHS27
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