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Water tower, Columbus, N.D.
Water tower, Columbus, N.D.
TitleWater tower, Columbus, N.D.
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionSmall two story wood frame water tower building with hip roof, and small bell tower on the peak. Two men and a team of horses standing in front. In background is visible a wood frame building with sign stating "North Star Store General Merchandise". Image taken in winter with snow on the ground.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Water towers
Wooden buildings
Hip roofs
Bell towers
Horse teams
General stores
Organization NameNorth Star Store (Columbus, N.D.)
LocationColumbus (N.D.)
Burke County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.108.10
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"8/5th Dear Brother. Harvest wont come in yet for onother weak. The wadghes wont be so 250 or 300 a day but men will be schorsh I think. So tell the boys to come up here [illegible] the crop is perty fair. I got my teams heired now and girls but no spick prichers yet. Well so long FAJ" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Columbus, N.Dak. Aug 5, 1911. Addressed to Mr. David Johnson, Vasa, Minn.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard
Name of photographer printed on front of postcard, but illegible. Perhaps "G.C. Oud".
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 (2000.108.10)
Digital IDrs003240
Original SourcePostcard
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