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Ski jumps, Fargo, N.D.
Ski jumps, Fargo, N.D.
TitleSki jumps, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1937
CreatorRudd, Velva E.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionRear and east side view of two ski jumps located on the banks of the Red River. The main jump rose 140 feet with a 200-foot long runway. The smaller jump, further in distance, was for beginning jumpers.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectSports & Recreation
Subject (LCTGM)Ski jumping
Organization NameDovre Ski Club (Fargo, N.D.)
LocationRed River of the North
Fargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2022.21.1
Format of OriginalSnapshots
Dimensions of Original9 x 13 cm.
Transcription"Spring 1937. Ski jumps north of Fargo. Photo by Velva E. Rudd"--Handwritten on back of print.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe ski jump was built in 1935 by the Dovre Ski Club of Fargo on the banks of the Red River north of the Fargo city limits. The labor was provided by the Cass County Federal Emergency Relief Administration. It was torn down in 1942.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionBill Rudd Photograph Collection 2022
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU (2022.21.2)
Digital IDrs000718
Original SourceSnapshot
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