Nome, North Dakota

Nome, North Dakota

This is Nome, North Dakota, in Barnes County, about 20 miles southeast of Valley City.  I was delivering books earlier this week and stopped to shoot Sheldon, North Dakota since I was in the area, and the highway took me right through Nome as I was on the way home, so I pulled-in and grabbed […]

Nome School: Then and Now

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Nome School in Barnes County — 1919 and 2005. Animation by Troy Original content copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC

Vintage Nome Postcards

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We found a couple of vintage Nome postcards at an antique store not too long ago, including a postcard of the now-abandoned Nome School in Barnes County which we snapped on a whim while passing through Nome in 2005. We had to make some guesses on this card due to the handwriting — This postcard […]

Nome School

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Barnes County Vacant School Building Our trip to South-Central North Dakota took us through Nome, ND which had this very impressive vacant school building nestled in amongst a group of occupied homes. Nome also has some other abandoned main street structures, but a sizable population as well. CLICK TO ENLARGE