Northern Pacific Railroad: Fargo’s first industry

Railroad: The First Industry in Fargo   [1]                                                             [3]         When the N.P.R.R. crossed the Red River in 1871the city of Fargo was formed. The railroad fueled the city, bringing in large numbers of people and along with the people came the need for industry. Fargo grew around the railroad tracks as is visible in the above 1880 photograph.
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