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"The Woodchipper" in FARGO Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 19, 2017
"The Woodchipper" in FARGO Marker
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — "The Woodchipper" in FARGO
Welcome to Fargo-Moorhead's most notorious photo op! This is a "stunt double" for the equipment used in a key concluding scene of the movie FARGO. Feel free to pose for a picture and share your experience online. Step inside the FM . . . — Map (db m102057) HM
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — Gasoline Horsepower
When autos appeared in the 1890s, only the wealthy could afford to buy them. But by the 1920s assembly lines made cars affordable for the middle class, and sales soared. At the end of the decade there were 25 million cars on the road and U.S. . . . — Map (db m100837) HM
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — The Fargo Walk of Fame
Founded in 1989 by Fargo printer, Mike Stevens, the walk of fame was originally located on the city sidewalks of Mike's print shop, Express Press, in downtown Fargo. It was moved to the current site during the summer of 2000. The first inductee . . . — Map (db m102055) HM
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — 'The Next Great City'
Moorhead and Fargo were platted when the Northern Pacific railroad arrived at the Red River in 1871 less than one block north of here.

The towns grew up at this intersection of river and rail. Steamboats traveling the shallow Red River . . . — Map (db m100836) HM

North Dakota (Cass County), Wild Rice — The First Prestressed Concrete Bridge Deck Constructed in North DakotaBuilt - 1953
Cass County Board of Commissioners H. Eklund - Chairman I. Sandbeck - L. Younker L. Sutton - W. Bailey County Engineer - A. Cousins Built By Jardine Bridge Co., Inc. Fargo, North Dakota Historic Bridge The above plaque was taken . . . — Map (db m91441) HM

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