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Irrigation ditch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project, Deapolis, N.D.
Irrigation ditch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project, Deapolis, N.D.
TitleIrrigation ditch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project, Deapolis, N.D.
Date of Original1953-08-14
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking out across the Missouri River flats. There is a man standing by an irrigation canal with water flowing through it. The man appears to be holding a shovel.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Irrigation
Irrigation canals & flumes
LocationDeapolis (N.D.)
Stanton (N.D.)
Mercer County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Missouri River
Fort Clark Irrigation District (N.D.)
Item Number2035.1343
Negative Number2035.1343
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"A new irrigation ditch crosses an alfalfa field in the Fort Clark district." - Caption with image featured in article "Forum Photos Show N.D. Irrigation Project Dedication Activities", by Gifford Herron, Fargo Forum & Daily Tribune, August 16, 1953, p. 14.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
ContributorForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Biography/HistoryThe pumping station is located at the Deapolis townsite in Mercer County, near Stanton. The site was the location of a former grain barge loading site on the west bank of the Missouri River. In 1912 the site was abandoned when the railroad came through.
Bibliographic Reference"Brunsdale Officially Opens Ft. Clark Irrigation District", Fargo Forum & Daily Republican, August 15, 1953, p. 6.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Forum Negative Collection 2035
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.1343)
Digital IDrs000289
Original SourceNegative
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