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Automobile on earthen levee, Fargo, N.D.
Automobile on earthen levee, Fargo, N.D.
TitleAutomobile on earthen levee, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1959
DescriptionView showing an automobile driving on top of earthen levee. Garbage cans and laundry hanging on a clothes line visible in the foreground.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Levees
Automobiles
Flood control
Clotheslines
Laundry
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. St. Paul District
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - 7th Avenue S.
Fargo (N.D.) - 7th Avenue S. - 300 block
Decade1950-1959
Item Number2061.21.7
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Paul Corps of Engineers, 1217 U.S. Post Office and Custom House, St. Paul 1, Minn. Protection of residential areas is the principal purpose of this newly constructed earth levee in the vicinity of Seventh Avenue S., Fargo, N.D. The Fargo levee and channel improvement is part of the comprehensive plan for the Red River of the North drainage basin authorized by the Congress in 1948 and 1950. The plan is now being carried out in Fargo under the Army Corps of Engineers. A car uses the temporary roadway atop the levee in the background." - typed on paper included with photograph.
BCA 362-095" - "handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo Water Treatment Plant Photograph Collection 2061
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/982
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2061.21.7)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs010712
Original Sourcephotographic print
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