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Wreckage of train collision, Wahpeton, N.D.
Wreckage of train collision, Wahpeton, N.D.
TitleWreckage of train collision, Wahpeton, N.D.
Date of Original1932-01-31
CreatorAnderson, David, 1883-1962
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionElevated view of wreckage after train collision. Smoke rising from the scene. Several people walking along side of track through debris.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroads
Railroad accidents
Railroad cars
Debris
Smoke
Organization NameGreat Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
LocationWahpeton (N.D.)
Richland County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2023.L-117
Negative Number2023.L-117 (5x7 plastic)
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original13 x 17 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryRailway collision took place at 5:54 p.m. on Jan. 30, 1932, two and a half miles north of Wahpeton at the junction of the Milwaukee Road and Great Northern Railroad lines. A Great Northern train plowed into a Milwaukee Road train killing three railroad workers, Gerald O. Ostrander, Albert M. Tipping and Timothy O'Connor.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionDavid Anderson Photograph Collection 2023
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/912
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2023.L-117)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs002190
Original SourceNegative
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