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Restored bunkhouse and icehouse, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Restored bunkhouse and icehouse, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
TitleRestored bunkhouse and icehouse, Bagg Bonanza Farm District, Mooreton, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original199-
DescriptionAfter the 1990 restoration, the bunkhouse and icehouse at the Bagg Bonanza Farm near Mooreton North Dakota exhibits the original white paint scheme. The bunkhouse was moved to the site from the Downing Farm and features ship lap siding and a wood-shingle gable roof punctured by five dormers per side. All windows are two-over-two double-hung, and enclosed porches are seen on the south and east sides. The bunkhouse was the residence of the Bagg family, maids, and seasonal workers. The Bagg's occupied the lower floor in the front 2/3 of the building while the maids resided in the rear. Summer laborers resided on the upper floor. There are a total of 20 rooms in the bunkhouse.
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General SubjectAgriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Farmhouses
Icehouses
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
Personal NameBagg, Frederick A., 1858-1950
LocationMooreton (N.D.)
Decade1990-1999
Item Number32RI5-15
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 (32RI5-15)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32RI515
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