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Photograph album of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company [graphic]
BANC PIC 1969.026--fALB; BANC PIC 1969.026--fALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Photograph album of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Nolan Northern Pacific Railroad collection

Abstract:

Views of track construction and railroad workers, bridges, wagon trains and other rolling stock, many train wrecks, some towns and Indians along right of way. One photo (dated 1886) captioned "Chinamen shovelling snow for track laying ..." Franklin D. Roosevelt in some scenes. Mainly taken in North Dakota; includes photos of Missouri River, Mount Helena, and Depot at Yakima.

Date:

1886-ca. 1960 (bulk ca. 1917-ca. 1960) (issued)

Subject:

n-us-nd
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) -- 1882-1945 -- Pictorial works
Northern Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Railroad accidents -- North Dakota -- Photographs
Railroad stations -- Washington (State) -- Yakima -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- North Dakota -- Photographs
North Dakota -- Pictorial works
Missouri River -- Pictorial works
Helena, Mount (Mont.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Commercial album, photographers unknown. Most photographs are captioned.
ALBUM STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Loose photographs are mainly copy prints.
Transferred from the Nolan Northern Pacific Railroad collection (BANC MSS 69/7 c)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (56 photographic prints) : b&w ; 29 x 36 cm.
9 photographic prints removed from album : b&w.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1969.026--fALB
BANC PIC 1969.026--fALB

Origin:

North Dakota

Copyright Note:

ALBUM STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.