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NWS Timeline: Bismarck, ND

 

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Sergeant James H. Smith began taking official weather observations in Bismarck, ND in a small house on Third Street between Main and Miegs (Broadway).








The station was moved to the U.S. military telegraph office at 213 First Street (no picture found).









The station was moved to Camp Hancock.










The Bureau was moved back to Camp Hancock once the Signal Corps abandoned the site.
































Three years after the Weather Bureau became the National Weather Service, the office was moved to a new building on the airport grounds.



























__Sept. 15, 1874__















____Dec. 1878____
















____Late 1887____
















______1894______









































______1973______
























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______1877______
















______1881______



















______1891______



























___Jan. 3, 1940___







































______1994______









The station was relocated to room 70 of the Sheridan House Hotel.









Observations were moved to Raymond's Brick Block Building at Main and Third Streets (no picture found).










The Weather Bureau was created, and that same year the office was moved to the First National Bank Building at the corner of Main and Fourth Streets.
















The Weather Bureau was moved to the terminal building of the Bismarck Airport.




























The office was moved to a new building right next to the old one during the modernization of the National Weather Service. This is where the office is currently located.

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