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Car of poultry shipped from Jamestown, N.D.
Car of poultry shipped from Jamestown, N.D.
TitleCar of poultry shipped from Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Originalno later than 1926
DescriptionA railroad freight car that is loaded with poultry from Jamestown, N.D. There is a door in the center of the railroad car, and open air traveling compartments on either side for the poultry. There are crates on the right, and buildings in the background.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad freight cars
Poultry
Crates
Railroad travel
Railroads
LocationJamestown (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Decade1920-1929
Item NumberST291
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Photograph albums
Dimensions of Original16 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Album from the Burlington Northern Railroad used in Europe to interest Immigrants to North Dakota about 1926, Kindness Burlington Northern and Royal Bestler, #77.12, Nov. 1st 1976"--Printed on cover of photograph album.
"Poultry of all kinds do well in North Dakota. At prevailing prices turkeys show a handsome profit. From 30 or 40 to several hundred turkeys are a common sight on almost every farm in Stutsman County. One woman bought a ½ section with turkey money in 4 years. Another lifting a $3500. Mortgage left upon the farm at the time her husband died"--Printed on paper next to photograph in album.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST291)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST291
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