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Cable ferry, McLean County, N.D.
Cable ferry, McLean County, N.D.
TitleCable ferry, McLean County, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1885 and 1905
DescriptionView of cable ferry on Missouri River near Washburn, N.D. Long cables extend into the far right of the post card. A team of horses pulling a wagon ride on the ferry waiting to cross the river. In the far left, a small rowboat can be seen. The other side of the river is visable in the background.
General SubjectPeople
Pioneer Era
Water
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Marine terminals
Horses
Carts & wagons
Rivers
LocationMcLean County (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Item NumberMC-48
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Dimensions of Original8.5 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Property of McLEAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY; Washburn, North Dakota"--Stamped on back of postcard.
"Cable Ferry"-- Handwritten on front of postcard.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionMcLean County Historical Society
Credit LineMcLean County Historical Society (MC-48)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationMcLean County Historical Society Attn: Vivian Merkel, Sec/Curator P.O. Box 124 Washburn, N.D. 58577 (701 462-3744 vmerkel@westriv.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmMC48
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