This 240 mile route from Bismarck to Deadwood was authorized by the Territorial Legislature in 1877 to provide a direct route from Bismarck to Deadwood Stage, a distance of 240 miles. It was originally routed by the Northwest Express & . . . — — Map (db m153101) HM
The first Northern Pacific Railway Co. Train reached this point in September of 1910. The railroad linked the communities of Mandan, Huff, Fort Rice, Cannonball, Solen, Brelen, and Flasher together with Southwestern North Dakota.
It was a means . . . — — Map (db m161850) HM