Landscape view; from a series by M. Nowack; view checked on card is: "view of Suspension Bridge; " bridge completed about 1876. This is the second bridge over the Mississippi River. The third replacement bridge was constructed from 1886-1888.
Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
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 tied up to the Fargo, Dakota Territory river bank just below the Grandin Line's grain elevator A. In the far distance is Fargo's Union Elevator. In the foreground at left can be seen a temporary wagon bridge; in the distance at right is Moorhead's Point neighborhood.
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 just beyond; also visible is Grandin Lines' grain elevator on Fargo bank at right.