|Title||First electric light plant, Golden Valley, N.D. |
|Date of Original||between 1910 and 1920? |
|Description||This photograph features the first electric light plant in Golden Valley, N.D. It is a wooden building with stairs leading to the porch on the second level. The building has windows and a brick chimney. At left, notice the tall smoke stack. Two automobiles are parked near the plant. Several people are visible in this photograph as well. |
City & Town Life
|Personal Name||Bauer, John|
|Location||Golden Valley (N.D.)|
Mercer County (N.D.)
|Item Number||MH-01 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||25.5 x 31 cm. |
|Transcription||"John Bauer - standing beside the "convertible" (suspenders over black shirt) operated - the first Electric light plant in Golden Valley John's wife was Lydia Loeffelbein? - sister to George Loeffelbein - of Zap - They later moved to Oregon - This photo - is in the latest Golden Valley - History Book Compiled by Malvin Miller a few years ago" |
"The tall smoke stack seems to be where the generating plant was housed"
"The children of George Loeffelbein want the Mercer Co Historical Society to have this photo as its part of your history.
Irene Loeffelbein, Halliday"
"Dale Bauer of Golden Valley is also a relative of Johns - nephew I would guess. Give him a call for more info."
"Wow aren't these cars neat?"--Handwritten on label on back of photograph.
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
|Repository Institution||Mercer County Historical Society|
|Credit Line||Mercer County Historical Society (MH-01) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
|Ordering Information||Mercer County Historical Society
Attn: Leilani Meyhoff, Secretary
108 7th St. NE
P.O. Box 1134
Beulah, N.D. 58523
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmMH01 |