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Pile driver for Highway 52 James River Bridge construction, Manfred, N.D.
Pile driver for Highway 52 James River Bridge construction, Manfred, N.D.
TitlePile driver for Highway 52 James River Bridge construction, Manfred, N.D.
Date of Original1961-10-30
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of a pile driver working on the James River bridge for the new Highway 52 road Northwest of Manfred, N.D. The railroad bridge is visible on the right in the distance.
General SubjectTransportation
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Construction
Bridge construction
Roads
Pile drivers
Construction equipment
Dirt
Bridges
LocationManfred (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
United States Highway 52
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberS-1107
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Pile driver Jim River Bridge, New Hi-way 52, N.W. Manfred, N.D. Oct. 30, 1961"--Handwritten on slide.
NotesJim River means James River Staking new Highway 52, sign says "Bridge Site 704 (1)" another says "State- Federal Highway construction, 11.84 miles, cost $180, 163.85, State funds 50%, Federal -aid funds 50%, North Dakota Highway Department, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads. Project F-704 (1)"--Sign west edge of Fessenden, ND, April 13, 1962, New Highway 52.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionLester Burkum Slide Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-1107)
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 IDdmS1107
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