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De Mores' Packing Plant, Medora, N.D.
De Mores' Packing Plant, Medora, N.D.
TitleDe Mores' Packing Plant, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original190?
CreatorLebo, Paul Wilbur, 1886-1953
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMeat packing plant with cattle grazing in foreground. Likely taken after the plant was abandoned.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Meat industry
Packing plants
Personal NameMores, Antoine Amedee Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa, marquis de, 1858-1896
Organization NameDe Mores Packing Plant (Medora, N.D.)
LocationMedora (N.D.)
Billings County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.340.17
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"1927. Built in 1882. Only opereated 2 or 3 yrs. Burned 26 yrs. ago." - Handwritten on back of postcard.
"c1925 by Paul W. Lebo" - Printed on front of postcard.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Biography/HistoryThe de Mores Meat Packing Plant was built in 1883 and only operated for a few years. The facility sat empty until it burned to the ground on March 17, 1907.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.340.17)
Digital IDrs001307
Original SourcePhotograph
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