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


Nome School in Barnes County — 1919 and 2005. Check out the rest of our Nome, North Dakota material here. Animation by Troy Original content copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC

Vintage Nome Postcards

Farmers State Bank

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


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