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View of levee construction, Fargo, N.D.
View of levee construction, Fargo, N.D.
TitleView of levee construction, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1959?
DescriptionView looking at levee located at the foot of 7th Avenue S., while under construction. A man on a bulldozer visible in the foreground. In the background are several houses.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Levees
Flood control
Engineering & construction
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
Item Number2061.21.3
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. A portion of 3, 500 feet of earth levee takes shape at Fargo, North Dakota. The levee will protect residential areas between Sixth and Tenth Avenues South. It consists of clay and will be covered with black soil and seeded. In some areas, the levee is 30 feet high. Construction is being supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers." - typed on paper included with photograph.
BCA 362-098" - "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:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2061.21.3)
Digital IDrs010708
Original Sourcephotographic print
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