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Governor C. Norman Brunsdale, Senator Milton Young and Joe Gustafson, throwing the switch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project dedication, Deapolis, N.D.
Governor C. Norman Brunsdale, Senator Milton Young and Joe Gustafson, throwing the switch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project dedication, Deapolis, N.D.
TitleGovernor C. Norman Brunsdale, Senator Milton Young and Joe Gustafson, throwing the switch, Fort Clark Irrigation Project dedication, Deapolis, N.D.
Date of Original1953-08-14
CreatorHerron, Gifford, 1912-1969
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionGovernor C. Norman Brunsdale, Senator Milton Young and Joe Gustafson, standing infront of a transformer. Gov. Brunsdale has his thumb on a button.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Irrigation
Transformer rooms
Legislators
Governors
Interiors
Pumping stations
Personal NameBrunsdale, C. Norman (Clarence Norman), 1891-1978
Young, Milton Ruben, 1897-1983
Gustafson, Joseph, 1898-1985
LocationDeapolis (N.D.)
Stanton (N.D.)
Mercer County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Missouri River
Fort Clark Irrigation District (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2035.1335
Negative Number2035.1335
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Throwing the switch to pump water from the Missouri River through the ditches of the Fort Clark Irrigation District near Stanton, N.D., was Gov. Norman Brunsdale (left), U.S. Sen. Milton R. Young of North Dakota looked on as did Joe Gustafson, district chairman (right)." - 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: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/971
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2035.1335)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000290
Original SourceNegative
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