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Best little city on the Soo Line, Wimbledon, N.D.
Best little city on the Soo Line, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleBest little city on the Soo Line, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1912
DescriptionA view of Wimbledon, North Dakota from an elevated location. In the foreground two of the More Brothers machinery shops are visible. The smaller "More Bros. Farm Implements" shop on the left hand side of the photograph with a sign on the roof that reads "Deere Vehicles, McCormick." Across the street is a larger brick building with two signs. One reads "More Bros. 1907" indicating when the building was constructed and the other is a wrought iron sign that reads, "More Bros. Hart Parr Engines. Ruth Feeders. Richmond Lambert. Automobiles." Other shops that are visible are "D.B. Berlin Livery, Feed, and Sale Stable, " the U.S. Post Office and a restaurant. The school house, the fire department, St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, the Presbyterian Church, and the Methodist Church are visible, along with many houses.
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Religion
Business & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Cities & towns
Dirt roads
Agricultural machinery & implements
Stores & shops
Stables
Post offices
Restaurants
Schools
Churches
Methodist churches
Presbyterian churches
Lutheran churches
Automobile dealerships
Streets
Fire stations
Organization NameUnited States Post Office (Wimbledon, N.D.)
Wimbledon School (Wimbledon, N.D.)
Wimbledon (N.D.). Fire Dept.
D. B. Berlin Livery, Feed and Sale Stables (Wimbledon, N.D.)
More Bros. (Wimbledon, N.D.)
St. Paul's German Lutheran Church (Wimbledon, N.D.)
Presbyterian Church (Wimbledon, N.D.)
Methodist Church (Wimbledon, N.D.)
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
AddressWimbledon (N.D.) - Main Street
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberWM-21
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Wimbledon, ND. The Best Little City on the Soo Line"--Handwritten on the front of photograph.
NotesTitle written on front of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Soo Line Railroad started in the 1870s and came through Barnes County in the early 1900s.
Repository InstitutionWimbledon Community Museum
Credit LineWimbledon Community Museum (WM-21)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Wimbledon Community Museum.
Ordering InformationWimbledon Community Museum
PO Box 223
Wimbledon, ND 58492
Phone: 701-435-2239
email: ldkoll@daktel.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWM21
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