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Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector.

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Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector.
Collection

Early Western prints and photographs. [1790-1887].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1857 - 1899
Date Created: 1887
Library locations
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Shelf locator: IW+ (Early) (Early Western photographs)
Topics
West (U.S.)
Westward movement
Railroads construction & maintenance
Railroad construction workers
Physical Description
Extent: Photograph : b 14.7 x 24.2 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7072da0-004d-0130-aeac-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4428fc7-56fe-e1a8-e040-e00a180603e2

Chicago/Turabian Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4428fc7-56fe-e1a8-e040-e00a180603e2

APA Format

Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. (1887). Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4428fc7-56fe-e1a8-e040-e00a180603e2

Wikipedia Citation

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Construction of the Great Northern from Minot N.D. to Great Falls, Mont. about 1887. In the buckboard, Mr. Cox, paymaster and John Grant, contractor. In the Foreground, J.H. Benson. Standing on the track, John Moriarty, track inspector.