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Hickson, No.Dak.
Hickson, No.Dak.
TitleHickson, No.Dak.
Date of Original1907-1910
CreatorBjornaas, Haakon, 1884-1949
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionElevated view of part of the town of Hickson, N.D., showing the depot and a moving train with smoke pouring from the engine. Across from the depot are four businesses, including Bergstrom Brothers General Merchandise, T.T. Kinneberg Fruit and Confectionery, and J.A. Blegen General Merchandise. There are several horse-drawn buggies parked beside the wood boardwalk in front of these stores. A sign by the road in the lower right corner reads "Look out for cars." In the background to the horizon are croplands.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad stations
Railroad locomotives
General stores
Telephone lines
Carriages & coaches
Subject (LCSH)Horizon
Organization NameT. T. Kinneberg (Firm : Hickson, N.D.)
Bergstrom Brothers (Firm : Hickson, N.D.)
J. A. Blegen (Firm : Hickson, N.D.)
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationHickson (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number80.1.1
Negative NumberPN-088; 120mm-0042.1c copy neg.
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
NotesTitle on front of image.
Postmarked Aug. 26, 1910, addressed to Mrs. Earl Hutchison, Abercrombie, N.D.
Depot destroyed by fire Feb. 2, 1919. In 1920 a new depot was built and used until 1973. It later was moved to the grounds of the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion, Rollag, Minn. in 1985 (Memories of Bygone Years, 34:131, 1990).
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionHickson, N.D. Photograph Collection 80
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (80.1.1)
Digital IDrs001803
Original SourcePhotographic postcard
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