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U.S. mail boat, the Minnie H on Devils Lake, Devils Lake, N.D.
U.S. mail boat, the Minnie H on Devils Lake, Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleU.S. mail boat, the Minnie H on Devils Lake, Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionMinnie H steamer on Devils Lake with people on dock and along shore. Smaller boats and canoes visible on beach.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectTransportation
Subject (LCTGM)Stern wheelers
Umbrellas
Mail steamers
Steamboats
Lakes & ponds
Rowboats
Piers & wharves
Organization NameMinnie H (Paddle steamer)
LocationDevils Lake (N.D. : Lake)
Devils Lake (N.D.)
Ramsey County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Decade1900-1909
Item Number2028.247
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 26 cm.
Transcription"The Minnie H was constructed by Captain Heerman on the shores of Devils Lake in 1882-83 at a cost of $33, 000.00. The boat was 110 feet in length and about 20 feet across. It drew three and on-half feet of water. It could carry 500 persons and a hundred ton cargo. She was completed and launched in the spring of 1883, and made its first official trip on the Fourth of July to meet the first train into Devils Lake. The boat was dry-docked in 1909" - Label with other print.
NotesTitle supplied by cataloger.
Taken same time at Hultstrand images no. 247a and 388.
Photographer unknown.
External ResourceImages featured on "Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920" part of American Memory, Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ndfahtml/ngphome.html
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection 2028
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/14271
Credit LineFred Hultstrand History In Pictures Collection, NDIRS-NDSU, Fargo (2028.247)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs007245
Original SourcePhotograph
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