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Rock Haven snag boat port near Mandan, N.D.
Rock Haven snag boat port near Mandan, N.D.
TitleRock Haven snag boat port near Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1955-09-03
CreatorWood, W. R.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAerial view from east-south-east looking down at the Rock Haven snag boat port upstream on the Missouri River from Mandan. The port is on the near shore, while the opposite shore is wooded and in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAerials
Transportation
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Marine terminals
Harbors
Trees
Waterfronts
Rivers
Channels
Buildings
Piers & wharves
Aerial photographs
LocationMandan (N.D.)
Decade1950-1959
Item NumberA0764
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Rock Haven, U.S.C.E. 'snag boat port" aerial view. Site is about 1 mile upriver from Mandan, N.D. Steamboat ways are in the right center of the photo. View east. Photo: W.R. Wood, Sept. 3, 1955"--Written on back.
Biography/HistoryRock Haven was the U.S. government landing 3 miles north of Mandan and was the best landing on the Missouri at that time. The location provided a safe winter anchorage.
Bibliographic ReferenceFristad, Palma. Historic Mandan and Morton County: Early Days to 1970. s.n., Mandan, ND: 1970. 19.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0764)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0764
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