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Aerial of Great Northern Railroad derailment, Fero, N.D.
Aerial of Great Northern Railroad derailment, Fero, N.D.
TitleAerial of Great Northern Railroad derailment, Fero, N.D.
Date of Original1948-08-17
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAerial looking down on a railroad line with seven cars off the tracks. Numerous people can be seen on the left side of the image. There is a road that runs parallel to the tracks with several automobiles park on it. Further down the tracks in the upper right corner of the image is visible another train.
Ordering Informationhttp://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndirs/collections/photography/Reproductions.htm
General SubjectTransportation
Aerials
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad accidents
Railroad cars
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad rails
Aerial photographs
Aerial views
Organization NameGreat Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
LocationFero (N.D.)
Rugby (N.D.)
Pierce County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2035.984
Negative Number2035.984
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Aerial view of seven derailed Oriental Limited cars." - Caption with image, Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, Aug. 18, 1948, p. 1.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Biography/HistoryOne wheel leaving the track at a switch at Fero, N.D., five miles east of Rugby, was to blame for the derailment of the G.N. Orental Limited on the evening of Monday, August 16, 1948. Forty passengers were injured in the accident.
Bibliographic Reference"Wheel leaving switch blamed for GN wreck", by Lloyd W. Sveen, Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, Aug. 18, 1948, p. 1.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.984)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000165
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