Riverside Stock Farm, Huron, South Dakota, circa 1905

Summary

Riverside Stock Farm was part of Huron, South Dakota's thriving livestock industry. In the early 1880s, the Chicago and Northwestern Railway chose this east-central South Dakota site on the west bank of the St. James River for its division headquarters. Huron, and its surrounding farms, quickly sprang to life. Nearby railroad transportation made raising livestock a profitable venture.

Riverside Stock Farm was part of Huron, South Dakota's thriving livestock industry. In the early 1880s, the Chicago and Northwestern Railway chose this east-central South Dakota site on the west bank of the St. James River for its division headquarters. Huron, and its surrounding farms, quickly sprang to life. Nearby railroad transportation made raising livestock a profitable venture.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1905

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.DPC.04555

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 6.813 in

Width: 8.938 in

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