|Title||Monitor steam engine, Pembina County, N.D. |
|Date of Original||1995-05-21 |
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||This 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. |
|Subject (LCTGM)||Steam engines|
|Location||Pembina County (N.D.)|
|Item Number||PCHS-5112 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||13 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.
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
Engine owned by Dr. Roland Lartner, Hallock, MN.
Engine on loan at Pembina County Historical Museum, Cavalier, N.D.
|Biography/History||The engine killed a man with an explosion in 1893. |
|Repository Institution||Pembina County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Pembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5112) |
|Rights Management||Owned by The Chronicle Newspaper, Cavalier, N.D. |
Permission granted for use by digitization project.
|Ordering Information||Pembina County Historical Society |
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09 |
|Digital ID||dmPCHS5112 |