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Published September 29, 2009, 06:55 AM

COLUMNIST MARILYN HAGERTY: When steamboats carried grain on the Red

The steamer Grand Forks arrived here 100 years ago with 30,000 bushels of grain in barges. It was leaving the next morning to pick up more grain to be unloaded at Oslo, Minn. The Red River Transportation Co. was finding it impossible to handle all of the demands of grain growers along the Red River, the Herald reported.

By: Marilyn Hagerty, Grand Forks Herald

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