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Catalog Number 1996.012.0004
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Houseboat on the Minnesota River at Shakopee
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1939
Photographer Unknown
Studio Unknown
Place Shakopee/Scott County/Minnesota
Description Black and white photograph of a military houseboat on the Minnesota River at Shakopee. Seen is a U.S. Army houseboat docked along the river's shore. Two men with smaller boats are seen on the river next to the houseboat. Large text on the side of the houseboat reads "U.S. Engineer Department 609". The shore and unknown buildings are seen in the background. The houseboat was part of a dredging operation. Handwritten in black ink on the backside of the image is "U.S. Army HouseBoat/Shakopee, Minn. August 1939." No maker's marks.
Search Terms Photograph
Minnesota River
Shakopee
United States Army
Houseboat
Dredge