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Pre-restoration farm buildings, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Pre-restoration farm buildings, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
TitlePre-restoration farm buildings, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original198-
DescriptionThis photograph of the Bagg Bonanza Farm near Mooreton North Dakota shows various farm buildings prior to their restoration. Tall grass and the gray color of the shiplap siding speaks to the years of disuse as Bagg family members moved on to their own farms. A partly cloudy blue sky can be seen overhead.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Agricultural facilities
Farms
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
Personal NameBagg, Frederick A., 1858-1950
LocationMooreton (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32RI5-35
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Bagg Bonanza Farm is located one mile south and one half mile east of Mooreton, North Dakota. Situated on the flat flood plain of the Red River of the North it was established by F.A. Bagg in 1915. He had previously been the supervisor at the Downing Bonanza Farm and acquired some of the buildings for his farm from the Downing and other farms in the area. The Bagg Bonanza Farm is an important representation of the farming history of North Dakota's Red River plain. It is a well preserved example of the scale and organizational structure of bonanza farms. The farm was listed in the National Register of Historic Places 1985/11/14.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1985/11/14.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32RI5-35)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32RI535
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