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Old South bridge looking toward Front street in Fargo, N.D.
Old South bridge looking toward Front street in Fargo, N.D.
TitleOld South bridge looking toward Front street in Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1897-04-07
CreatorFlaten, O. E. (Ole E.), 1865-1933
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView looking west from Moorhead, Minn. across the flooded Red River toward Fargo, N.D. Visible at right is the Front Street (Main Avenue) bridge, a iron truss bridge. Spectators are standing on the bridge. In the far distance is visible the Cass County Courthouse and Fargo Central High School. Fargo Packing Company is visible just beyond the bridge.
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General SubjectWeather
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Truss bridges
Floods
Rivers
Spectators
Organization NameFargo Packing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Red River of the North
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue
Fargo (N.D.) - Main Avenue - 50-99 block
Decade1890-1899
Item Number328.2.11
Negative NumberNeg.120mm-121 (copy neg.)
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Albums
Dimensions of Original20 x 25 cm.
Publisher of OriginalFlaten, O. E. (Ole E.)
Place of PublicationMoorhead (Minn.)
Transcription"This view is of the old south bridge looking toward Front street in Fargo. The buildings shown at the left, in the distance, are the Central high school and the Cass county court house. The cupola seen in the distance at the right was located on the original federal building in Fargo." - Identification by James Fay, 1954, and typed on identification sheet.
NotesTitle taken from front of photograph.
Photograph housed in album entitled "Photo Views of Moorhead and Vicinity. By O. E. Flaten".
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionMoorhead, Minn. Photograph Collection 328
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (328.2.11)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005734
Original SourcePhotograph
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