Eastedge Extras

Eastedge Extras

Eastedge, ND is in the Sheyenne River Valley in south-central North Dakota, between I94 and the South Dakota border. It is totally abandoned — a true ghost town. These photos are extras from our archive, taken during a snowstorm on May 1st, 2005.  See the main gallery here.

The railroad line is abandoned and unused today.

We returned to Eastedge six years later to see how the site had fared. See those photos here.

Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp, copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC

4 thoughts on “Eastedge Extras

  1. My parents, Norman and Gladys Johnson along with my aunt and uncle Roy and Helen Prestrude, owned and operated the Red Owl grocery store for several years. We lived in the house known as the “elevator house” because my Dad also operated the elevator in Eastedge. Later, we moved to the house connected to the grocery store. I have so many tales to tell, but not enough room here. It was a very pleasant time in my life growing up. The grocery store burned down in later years and the elevator was apparently sold and moved. I remember clearly when the Rodland house was moved to Eastedge and the story of the new owner being electrocuted when moving a wire off the roof of the house. The other house I see still standing was the home of John and Emma Peterson. Directly across t;he street was the school, grades 1 through 10. My two brothers and I went to all ten grades there, then went to another area school for the last two years of high school. I have fond memories of Eastedge.

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