Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found

Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found

by Troy Larson




Dive into the fascinating history of the Gateway to the West with the vintage views and local history presented in Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found. Through classic postcards and time-honored photographs, this examination of the visual landscape of the FM metro reveals interesting bits of local history and spotlights the backstory of many local landmarks. What was the first significant building in Fargo? What did downtown Moorhead originally look like? What did north Fargo look like right after the tornado of 1957? All these questions and more are answered. Landmarks lost, local history found, in Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989096966
Publisher: Sonic Tremor Media LLC
Publication date: 04/05/2016
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Troy Larson is a former Fargo radio host, a native North Dakotan, who has been documenting North Dakota history through an examination of ghost towns, abandoned places, and lost landmarks since 2003. Through his website, Ghosts of North Dakota, millions of visitors have been entranced by the untold stories and forgotten places that make life on the high plains of North Dakota so unique.In 2013, with collaborator and fellow photographer Terry Hinnenkamp, Troy published the first of three volumes in the Ghosts of North Dakota series. Churches of the High Plains, a look at churches, both active and abandoned, across North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Manitoba, followed in 2014, and he published a local history book with an emphasis on vintage photographs, Fargo Moorhead Lost and Found, in 2015.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Broadway, Front Street, and the Depots 9

Broadway 29

Roberts Street 43

Other Fargo Places 49

Memorials and Public Art 55

Moorhead 61

The Fargo Fair 73

Fargo Weather 83

1957 Fargo Tornado 97

Fargo Baseball 111

The Future 117

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