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Monitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
Monitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
TitleMonitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Original1995-05-21
CreatorCavalier Chronicle
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThis photograph shows the side view of the Monitor steam engine after it was restored. It sits on four wheels, and has a seat for riding. Notice the materials used to construct the machine.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Steam engines
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS-5112
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm
Transcription"May 21, 1995 at the display building. Chronicle Photo" Handwritten below photograph. "CHRONICLE PHOTO DEVELOPED WEEK OF MAY 21, 1995" Stamped on back of photograph.
"This Monitor steam engine is over 100 years old and was buried by Frank Moris farm near Pembina for 74 years. The late Ben Fisher, Bowesmont, dug up the steamer in 1967 and restored it to its existing condition. It is reported that there are only 4 left in the world" Typed on label.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Engine owned by Dr. Roland Lartner, Hallock, MN.
Engine on loan at Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
Biography/HistoryThe engine killed a man with an explosion in 1893.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5112)
Rights ManagementOwned by The Chronicle Newspaper, Cavalier, N.D.
Permission granted for use by digitization project.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5112
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