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Bisbee Celebration, Bisbee, N.D.
Bisbee Celebration, Bisbee, N.D.
TitleBisbee Celebration, Bisbee, N.D.
Date of Original1905
DescriptionA large celebration is seen here. Many people gather and pose for this photograph. Behind them several buildings are visible as well as the railroad cars. Notice the snow at bottom, indicting the season.
General SubjectPeople
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Celebrations
Railroads
Railroad tracks
Railroad cars
Bands
Street lights
Columns
Snow
LocationTowner County (N.D.)
Bisbee (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberTCHS-29
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original19 x 24.5 cm
Transcription"BISBEE CELEBRATION ABOUT 1905 CELEBRATING THE COMPLETION OF THE GREAT NORTHERN AND SOO RAILROAD CROSSING AT BISBEE, N.D. A BAND WAS THERE FROM EGELAND, AS THE NAME ON THE DRUM IS EGELAND. NOTE THE STREET LIGHT ON THE PORCH PILLAR. THE BISBEE HALL PICTURED HERE WAS DESTROYED IN A FIRE IN 1965" Typed on label in frame with photograph.
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-29)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationTowner County Historical Society
Attn: Anita Barrett, President
108 4th Avenue
Munich, ND 58352
(701) 682-5106
Email: dabar@utma.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmTCHS29
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