Born's Grocery, Richardton Explosion


Born's Grocery, Richardton Explosion



Photo showing the explosion of Born's Grocery store in Richardton, ND. On the left side of the photo is seen part of a hardware store. Signs on the store read Gilt Edge Enamel, Hardware, Gilt Edge Paints, and Paint. 1 man is sitting and 2 men are standing in front of this store. A fan can be seen on the sidewalk in front of this store. The explosion site has men standing on the sidewalk in front of the where the store was located. On the building to the right of this explosion can be seen a hole in the wall that goes into the meat market. The words on the signs read, on this building, Meats, Born's Market, Groceries, and Drink Coca-Cola in bottles. On the 2nd floor of this building can be seen several windows. A Ford truck is parked in front of the explosion site to carry away materials. To the right of the truck is a tractor with a scoop on it. Unidentified.

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jpg, tiff


black and white Kodak Safety Film





Spatial Coverage

Dickinson, ND

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5

Cataloguer's Notes

Safety Film Negative
No receipt.

Physical Location

Box 88-2

Ordering Info


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“Born's Grocery, Richardton Explosion,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed August 15, 2020,