“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cartwright, North Dakota

Clickable Map of McKenzie County, North Dakota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> McKenzie County, ND (21) Billings County, ND (50) Dunn County, ND (3) Golden Valley County, ND (2) Mountrail County, ND (1) Williams County, ND (37) Richland County, MT (3) Roosevelt County, MT (9) Wibaux County, MT (9)  McKenzieCounty(21) McKenzie County (21)  BillingsCounty(50) Billings County (50)  DunnCounty(3) Dunn County (3)  GoldenValleyCounty(2) Golden Valley County (2)  MountrailCounty(1) Mountrail County (1)  WilliamsCounty(37) Williams County (37)  RichlandCountyMontana(3) Richland County (3)  RooseveltCounty(9) Roosevelt County (9)  WibauxCounty(9) Wibaux County (9)
Watford City is the county seat for McKenzie County
Cartwright is in McKenzie County
      McKenzie County (21)  
      Billings County (50)  
      Dunn County (3)  
      Golden Valley County (2)  
      Mountrail County (1)  
      Williams County (37)  
      Richland County, Montana (3)  
      Roosevelt County, Montana (9)  
      Wibaux County, Montana (9)  
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1North Dakota (McKenzie County), Cartwright — Fairview Lift Bridge
On Black Top Road near State Highway 200.
The Fairview Bridge crossing the Yellowstone River in North Dakota is named after the Montana town of Fairview located five miles west. Although it is considered the only lift span bridge in North Dakota, it has a twin structure located nine miles . . . Map (db m162155) HM
2North Dakota (McKenzie County), Cartwright — Hjalmer Nelson Memorial Bridge1955 - 1997
Near Black Top Road near Highway 200.
For thirty-one years, automobile traffic crossed the Fairview railroad bridge. This was obviously a dangerous situation and accidents did occur, but none involving a train and surprisingly, no deaths were reported. Although a highway bridge has been . . . Map (db m162153) HM
3North Dakota (McKenzie County), Cartwright — The Cartwright Tunnel
Near Black Top Road near State Highway 200.
The only railroad tunnel in North Dakota is located some 300 feet from the east end of the Fairview Lift Bridge. Locally known as the Cartwright Tunnel, it is named after the town of Cartwright, located about 1 1/ miles east of the tunnel. As . . . Map (db m162157) HM
4North Dakota (McKenzie County), Cartwright — The Montana Eastern Railway Company1912 - 1935 — Great Northern's Second Main —
Near Black Top Road near State Highway 200.
By 1912 the Northern Pacific, Soo, and Milwaukee railroads were in competition. Louis W. Hill, president of the Great Northern, and his father, James J. Hill, knew that a successful farming population on railroad territory was essential to the . . . Map (db m162154) HM
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Dec. 3, 2022