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Eastedge: Six Years Later

Eastedge: Six Years Later

On our way home from the south-central part of North Dakota, we stopped in Eastedge for a visit — six years to the month after our first trip there. As we mentioned after our first visit, Eastedge has a somewhat haunting history, and the weather was appropriately murky. Is it just a coincidence that when we returned, the weather was again spooky? Eastedge was almost gone when we visited in 2005, and it’s one step closer today. The white house…

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The Haunting End of Eastedge, North Dakota

The Haunting End of Eastedge, North Dakota

Eastedge, ND is in south-central North Dakota, in southern Barnes County, about twenty miles south of Valley City. The railroad construction camp that once existed here was named “Eastedge,” a name descriptive of its location on the east edge of the Sheyenne River Valley. Eastedge is near two other places we’ve photographed — Kathryn and Nome. It was May 1st when we visited Eastedge, a date that normally prompts visions of spring sunshine and flowers, but on this day, the…

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