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Placing hardware for transformer pole, Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D.
Placing hardware for transformer pole, Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D.
TitlePlacing hardware for transformer pole, Burkum farm, Manfred, N.D.
Date of Original1950-12-01
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA winter view of two men working at placing hardware on a transformer pole. There is a truck on the right. Behind them is the Burkum farmhouse and windmill.
General SubjectRural views
Communication
Subject (LCTGM)Trucks
Windmills
Farmhouses
Farms
Men
Utility poles
Winter
Electricity
Personal NameBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
LocationManfred (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
Item Number001.37.01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 15 cm.
Transcription"Placing hardware transformer Pole Dec. 1, 195_. Poles hauled Nov. 7, Poles set Dec. 7. Wires strung Dec. 22. Transformer placed Dec 28. Meter - Jan. 22, 1951. Manfred Line Energized July 28-29, 1950"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesLester Burkum's farm was a few miles West of Manfred, N.D.
Title created by staff.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionManfred Heritage Museum Photograph Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (001.37.01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
Visit the Manfred History and Preservation, Inc. website: ManfredND.org - go to Guestbook.
Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
Open May 1- September 30, on Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.
When open, Museum phone number (701) 547-2564.
Manfred project historian, Audrey Solheim, e-mail address, administrator@manfrednd.org
Winter phone numbers that are published in their newsletter for staff who could open the museum on special request are 701-547-3123, 701-324-2091, and Pam Norstedt at 701-324-2027.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm0013701
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