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Northern Pacific Railroad track construction, Mott, N.D.
Northern Pacific Railroad track construction, Mott, N.D.
TitleNorthern Pacific Railroad track construction, Mott, N.D.
Date of Original1910?
DescriptionRailroad construction workers laying track on railroad bed. Some of the laborers appear to be carrying ties. Railroad construction equipment in the background. Some spectators and an automobile visible at right.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectWork Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad construction & maintenance
Railroad construction workers
Railroad ties
Railroads
Spectators
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationMott (N.D.)
Hettinger County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1910-1919
Item Number2000.359.44
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Bristol, S.D. 10-20-10. Am here on my way home today. We leave here at 5:30 tomorrow. This card is a photo of the N.P. Track laying machine while at Mott, N.D. From Louis D." - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Bristol, S. Sak. Oct 20, 1910. Addressed to Miss Verena Matzener, Iona, Minn.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe first Northern Pacific Railroad passenger train arrived in Mott, N.D. on Oct. 14, 1910.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1115
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.359.44)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs004090
Original SourcePostcard
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