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Source

EWU Photograph Collection - General Subjects. EWU 007-0584-2-3-1

Document Type

Image

Creation Date

January 1910

Date Information

circa 1910

Physical Description

Black and white postcard

Imaging Information

Scanned at 300 PPI TIFF format, resized to 72 ppi JPEG format

Description

Photograph of the F.M. Martin Grain & Milling Co., an early mill located on the north side of the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks in Cheney, Washington. Photograph shows Northern Pacific Railroad cars, horses and wagon, bags of grain, and numerous men standing on the platform. The mill was started by Clarence Daniel Martin and his father around 1906. At his father's death in 1925 Clarence Daniel Martin took over the running of the operation until it was sold to National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) in 1943. Clarence D. Martin was the 11th governor of the State of Washington.

Repository

Archives and Special Collections, Eastern Washington University Libraries.

Rights

Item is under copyright. Users are responsible for assessing and/or securing use permissions. For further information, contact Eastern Washington University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, http://www.ewu.edu/library/services/archives.xml.

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For permission to publish, contact Eastern Washington University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections (509) 359-2475. For ordering information go to http://www.ewu.edu/Library/Services/Archives/Order-Info.xml

Keywords

Cheney (Wash.) -- History;Mills; Grain industry; Granaries; Railroad cars; Carts & wagons

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