Bucyrus: Now and Then

Bucyrus, North Dakota

We photographed Bucyrus in 2007, but in 2012, it was devastated by a wildfire. This animation using aerial images from Google Earth demonstrates exactly how devastating the fire was. The first image was taken in 2013, the second image was captured in 2010. Images from Google Earth Original Content copyright 2015 Sonic Tremor Media LLC

The Bucyrus Fire Relief Effort


Bucyrus, North Dakota was decimated by a wind-driven wildfire on October 17th, 2012.  Nearly all of Bucyrus was lost in the fire.  Thankfully, two dozen residents of Bucyrus were evacuated before the fire and there were no injuries.  However, Bucyrus’ residents have lost their homes and possessions. We spoke with Adams county emergency management and […]

Bucyrus, ND


Adams County Inhabited as of 5-07 Bucyrus, ND is along Highway 12 in Southwestern North Dakota, east of Bowman. It was founded in 1907 as Wolf Butte, and was also known as Dolan for a time. US Census Data for Bucyrus Total Population by Place 1920 – 113 1930 – 124 1940 – 117 1950 […]