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Fritz Auto Livery, Lucca, N.D.
Fritz Auto Livery, Lucca, N.D.
TitleFritz Auto Livery, Lucca, N.D.
Date of Original1914
DescriptionPictured is Richard Fritz' Auto Livery and Taxi Service in Lucca, North Dakota. The Richard Fritz family lived upstairs in the building. From left to right: The Model-T taxi which was used to take people from Lucca to Nome and other communities, Elmer Fritz, Raymond Fritz, Ethel [Mrs. Emmit Leidal, ] Dorothy [Mrs. Andy Scheie, ] and Richard Fritz, seated. Visible is a staircase leading up to the second floor and a sign that reads "Auto Livery."
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
People
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Men
Children
Families
Stores & shops
Automobiles
Taxicab drivers
Taxicabs
Wooden buildings
Stairways
Subject (LCSH)Ford automobile
Personal NameFritz, Elmer
Fritz, Raymond
Fritz, Ethel
Fritz, Dorothy
Fritz, Richard
LocationEnderlin (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberEN-34
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original20 x 13 cm.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryIn 1913 Richard Fritz started an Auto Livery and Taxi service in Lucca, North Dakota that delivered people and goods around town as they arrived from the railroad. Fritz moved the company to Enderlin in 1918, purchased the Drayline and Ice Company, and by 1925 the company was running a one-day freight service from Fargo. They were able to deliver goods up to two days faster than the train. In 1930 Richard's son, Ray, took over the company, and it was still in business in 1991.
Repository InstitutionEnderlin Historical Society and Museum, Inc.
Credit LineEnderlin Historical Society and Museum, Inc. (EN-34)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering Information13296 55th St. SE
Enderlin, ND 58027
701-437-3205 or 701-437 2953
info@enderlinmuseum.org
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmEN34
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