• Aerial over Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Mandan, N.D.

    Cars, trucks, spools of wire, utility poles, and other tools of the electrical trade are visible in the yard of a Basin Electric Power Cooperative building in Mandan, N.D. The edge of the Cloverdale F…

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  • Montana Dakota Utilities Company

    Roy & Evelyn O. Anderson

    Headquarters located at the northwest corner of Rosser Avenue and 4th Street.

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  • Montana Dakota Utilities Company

    Roy & Evelyn O. Anderson

    Office building located on the southwest corner of 4th Street and East Avenue A.

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  • Montana Dakota Utilities Company

    Bismarck division office located on northwest corner of 2nd Street and Broadway Avenue.

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  • Aerial over Rural Electrification Administration building, Velva, N.D.

    Utility poles, transformers, and other related items are stored in the yard of the Rural Electrification Administration building in Velva. Service trucks and other vehicles are parked in the yard.

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  • Buy Electrical Energy Wisely

    Hill, Armin John

    1938 Montana Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics Bulletin on buying electricity for farm and home use. Discusses electricity in terms of kilowatt-hours, provides a rate schedule, and g…

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  • Aerial over Otter Tail Power Company plant, Washburn, N.D.

    The Otter Tail Power Company plant sits on a bluff above the Missouri River at Washburn. Area behind the plant appears to have been partially excavated.

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  • Men preparing electric poles for lines at Coles Corner, Kenmare, N.D.

    Gross, E. H. (Edward Henry), 1879-1971

    Two men sit atop electric poles as wire will soon be strung to the businesses at the Coles Corner intersection in Kenmare. The Cole's Store on the corner advertises Anna Held cigars. A barber pole adv…

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  • Bob Laws, electricity for a hermit

    unknown

    REA provides electrical service at Overwich

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  • Rambler, February 1938

    Issue contains articles on the arrival of electricity at the camp, dedication of the new canteen, construction of the barbershop and bathhouse, sports and education news, cartoons, and poetry.

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  • Otter Tail Power Company electrical substation

    A view of an Otter Tail Power Company electrical substation located somewhere in North Dakota. A sign on the equipment reads "Danger 40,000 volts Keep Away."

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  • Aerial over Rural Electrification Administration building, Cando, N.D.

    Utility poles are stacked in the yard of the Rural Electrification Administration building in Cando. Storage bins or grain bins stand close to the property. A grain elevator is partially visible in th…

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  • Aerial over R.S.R. Electric Cooperative, Milnor, N.D.

    A large transmission tower stands behind the R.S.R. Electric Cooperative building in Milnor, N.D. A warehouse stands behind the main building, and a truck and electrical components sit in the yard.

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  • Buy Electrical Energy Wisely

    Hill, Armin John

    1939 Montana Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics Bulletin on buying electricity for farm and home use. Discusses electricity in terms of kilowatt-hours, provides a rate schedule, and g…

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  • Montana-Dakota Utilities Company

    Roy & Evelyn O. Anderson

    Headquarters located on northwest corner of Rosser Avenue and 4th Street.

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  • Aerial over Rural Electrification Administration building, Finley, N.D.

    Garage doors stand open at the Rural Electrification Administration building in Finley. A church building stands on one side of the REA, and many cars are parked in the lot of a business on the other…

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  • Water Power for the Farm

    Monson, O. W. (Olof Wilford) and Hill, Armin John

    1941 Montana Extension Service in Agriculture and Home Economics Bulletin on the construction and use of a hydroelectric plant for farms. Part I discusses planning a small water-powered plant includin…

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  • Hughes Electric Company

    Exterior view of building located at 4th Street and Thayer Avenue. Founded in 1887 by Edmond A. Hughes and his father, Alexander Hughes. Not only was the company instrumental in bringing electric powe…

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  • Grace Woods Interview, circa November 1979

    Woods, Grace

    Grace Woods recalls the living on a ranch in Silver Star, Montana, when rural electrification was implemented. She talks about the difficulty of getting electricity because of the location of her fami…

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  • Learn to Use Electricity

    Wilson, E. B. (Eric B.)

    1951 4-H Bulletin about electricity and how to use it on a farm or ranch. Includes instructions on: how electricity works, how household electrical wiring works, electric motors and their care, and ho…

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