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    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, circa 1860 - 1878, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1878
    • First volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in the 186? when he lived in Georgetown, Minnesota, and worked as a Hudson’s Bay Company Agent. Probstfield...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Letter from James George to Rhoda George from Cornith, Mississippi

    • 1862-04-26
    • James George wrote this letter from camp near Cornith, Mississippi. The health of everyone in camp has improved. They have moved to a new clean camp and everyone's health is improving. He urges her to write and to send her letters to the camp...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, 1873-1876, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1873 - 1876
    • Second volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in 1873, after he had settled at his farm in Oakport Township on the Red River. Probstfield mixed his accounting...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, 1878-1879, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1878
    • Third volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in 1878, after he had settled at his farm in Oakport Township on the Red River. Probstfield mixed his accounting...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Steamboat "Pluck" at the Alsop Line Warehouse Fargo, Dakota Territory

    • 1879
    • Stereoview to west from the Moorhead side of the Red River at the Steamboat Levee. The Alsop Brothers' single decked sidewheel "Pluck" is tied up to opposite bank facing upstream. The railroad spur line and Alsop Line Warehouse is further up bank...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Steamboat Levee, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879
    • View is to the north from the Northern Pacific Railway bridge. The U.S. Government dredge "Unser Fritz" is moored in the middle of the Red River. Mud scows float just beyond. In the distance the Alsop Line's steamboat "Pluck" and two barges are...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Steamboat "Pluck" at the Levee, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879
    • The view is to the south from the Moorhead side of the Red River looking toward the Northern Pacific Railway bridge; The steamboat Pluck is tied up on the Fargo, Dakota Territory side of the Red River; two barges heavily loaded with agricultural...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879
    • Stereoview to the northwest from the top of Brun's and Finkle's Elevator A at Front Street and 6th Street North. View shows wood frame businesses along the north side of Front Street between 5th and 3rd Streets. City Park on the southwest corner of...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879 - 1881
    • View from top of Bruns' and Finkle's Elevator A, Front Street (Center Avenue) and 6th Street. View looks west down Northern Pacific Railway tracks to Fargo, Dakota Territory in distance; view shows south side of Moorhead including Moorhead...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Catching fish and cord wood on Red River, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879 - 1882
    • Stereoview to the north from the Moorhead side of the Red River near Woodlawn Park toward the Northern Pacific Railway bridge. Visible in the center distance; a man fishing with a stick stands on a log at right holding a stringer of fish, a rope...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Boating on Red River, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879 - 1883
    • Stereoview of row boats on the river while a group of men and boys sit in shade of large tree in foreground. View may be to the north across Red River from Moorhead bank below the home of Andrew Holes at 7th Street and 1st Avenue North.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Seymour Sabin Warehouse under construction, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1880 - 1881
    • Stereoview of workers constructing a loading dock and railroad spur line to Seymour Sabin Warehouse and agricultural equipment assembly plant at Steamboat Levee on Red River in Moorhead. The Red River and the Steamboat "J. L. Grandin" is visible in...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Lamb Brothers' Brickyard, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1880 - 1882
    • Stereoview of the Lamb Brothers' Brickyard east of Moorhead. View shows rows of hundreds of green bricks drying in sun, workmen dismantling low walls of drying bricks called hacks and loading them on wheel barrows for transport to kiln. Workers...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Sytende Mai parade, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1880-05-17
    • Stereoview of band and two men carrying large flags lead a parade celebrating Sytende Mai or Norwegian Constitution Day on May 17, 1880. The view is northwest on 4th Street from the Main Avenue. Behind the flags and band are members of Moorhead's...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Hailstones from storm on June 22, 1880, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1880-06-22
    • Stereoview of golf ball sized hailstones piled on the wooden sidewalk from storm of June 22, 1880 in Moorhead. The hailstorm broke nearly every north facing window in town including the skylight at Ole. E. Flaten's photo studio.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1880-10
    • Stereoview view from top of Moorhead Manufacturing Flour Mill, Main Avenue and Red River looking east between Main Avenue and 2nd Avenue South in October 1880. Buildings visible include the Moorhead school and First Presbyterian Church at right,...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Boys playing in water filled ditch, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1881
    • Stereoview of a number of boys play in a water filled ditch on the north side of the Northern Pacific Railway tracks in Moorhead. The view is to the east from 6th Street. A boy in the foreground puts on his shoes; two men stand on the platform of...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Steamboat "J. L. Grandin" in Red River flood,  Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1881 - 1882
    • Stereoview of the steamboat "J. L. Grandin" at Grandin Lines elevator in Fargo, Dakota Territory during the Red River flood of 1881 or 1882. View to northwest from Moorhead side of river.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Northern Pacific Railway bridge in Red River flood, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1881 - 1882
    • Stereoview of people in boats, on bank and on bridge pose during Red River flood of 1881 or 1882. View is to the northwest from just south of Moorhead end of Northern Pacific Railway bridge to Fargo, Dakota Territory; visible in distance beyond...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1884
    • View is to the northwest from the top of Bruns' and Finkle's Elevator A at Front (Center Ave) and 6th Street North. Visible are businesses along the north side of Front Street between 4th and 5th Streets North incluiding Moorhead City Hall and Fire...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Moorhead Foundry, Car & Agricultural Works, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1884?
    • Moorhead Foundry, Car & Agricultural Works was built on Moorhead's east side in 1882 to manufacture railroad cars and parts, threshing machines and other iron products. It was never a success and investors sold it to a St. Cloud wagon maker. It...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Grand Pacific Hotel, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1885?
    • View is to the northwest from Front Street (Center Avenue) and 9th Street. The Grand Pacific Hotel stands across the intersection. At extreme right is visible the platform for the Great Northern Railway, the Hotel also served as the GNR passenger...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Steamboat Levee, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1885?
    • View is to the southeast from the Moorhead side of the Red River from just north of present Center Avenue Bridge. Low water level in river, there is a mud bar visible in the middle of the channel in the foreground. On the extreme left the Alsop...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Steamboat Levee, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1887
    • View is to the north from the Moorhead end of the Northern Pacific Railway Bridge. At right can be seen the Alsop Brothers' Line grain elevator; a mechanism lifts bulk wheat from one of two barges tied up below the elevator while the Alsops'...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Front Street (Center Ave), Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1895
    • View is to the northeast from the west side of 4th Street North just south of Front Street (Center Avenue). Visible are businesses along the north side of Front Street and the east side of 4th Stret North including S. A. Lochen's Clothing Store on...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Beer Shipment, Northern Pacific Railway, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1910
    • Three baggage carts loaded with kegs and cases of beer stand on the Northern Pacific Railway's freight depot platform destined for Moorhead saloons. More beer stands stacked on the platform. A team of horses stands in the foreground at right....
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. Nels Forde, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1892?
    • Studio portrait of Reverend Nels Forde (1849-1917) and Nora Erickson Forde (1862-1924). Rev. Nels [Nils] Forde was ordained in 1876 serving congregations in Clay County, Minnesota (1876-1881), Amherst and Stevens Point, Wisconsin (1881-1892), and...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Four musicians, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1893 - 1900
    • This photograph shows four musicians from St. Peter. From left to right, they are: Allie Tyler, George Ribble, Clare Moll, and Clay Evenson.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Paving Front Street (Center Avenue), Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1894-07
    • The view is to the southeast from the north side of Front Street (Center Avenue) just west of 4th Street North. Workers are paving Front Street; cedar blocks placed on end over a fir plank base; On the corner across the intersection stands Ole E....
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1900
    • View is to the northeast from the top of the Moorhead Manufacturing Company Flour Mill on the south side of Main Avenue and 3rd Street South. Visible are numerous businesses, mostly saloons, lining the north side of Main Avenue between 3rd and 4th...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • E. J. Rice Store, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1907
    • The E. J. Rice Store is pictured on the corner in this street scene. The store was built by M. W. Clay in 1874. In 1895, Rice bought the store from the McCray Brothers and it burned in Dec. 1907. An early automobile, closely resembling a buggy, ...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Red River Flood of 1897, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-04
    • View is to the northwest on 4th Street South from about 7th Avenue. In the foreground Adolph Bowman and Molly Otto sit in a row boat on a flooded coulee. Beyond a man sits on the railing of a flooded bridge which normally crosses the coulee. In the...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Red River Flood of 1897, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-04
    • View is to the southwest from Main Avenue and 3rd Street South. Scene shows the flooded Woodlawn Park neighborhood. In the foreground is the Dudrey Brothers' Cooperage with the black smoke chimney. The Moorhead Municipal Water and Light plant...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Red River Flood of 1897, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-04
    • A woman and three small children sit in a row boat tied up to a picket fence on a flooded Moorhead street, probably in the Woodlawn Park neighborhood. Fooded homes line the far side of the street.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Red River Flood of 1897, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-04
    • View is to the west from 4th Street South toward the Ole M. Martinson House, home to the Rourke Art Gallery at 523 South 4th Street. Visitors sit in three row boats and stand on the sidewalk on 4th Street.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Red River Flood of 1897, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-04
    • View is to the north from the Moorhead Manufacturing Company's Flour Mill on the Moorhead side of the river just south of the Main Ave bridge. The Main Ave bridge is visible in the foreground as is the Northern Pacific Railway Bridge weighed down...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Fargo Fire Festival Parade, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1897-06-07
    • View is to the northwest from the east side of 4th Street South just north of Main Avenue. Spectators line the streets watching a parade celebrating Fargo, North Dakota's recovery from a devastating June 7, 1893 fire, Members of the Hoo Hoos, a...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County

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