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    • Fillmore County Fairgrounds, Preston, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • A bird's-eye view of the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Preston as viewed from the lookout along U.S. Highway 52 facing south, showing the parking area and racetrack to east and the Midway at the west. The Preston Lookout is listed on the National...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Fillmore County Fairgrounds, Preston, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • A bird's-eye view of the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Preston as viewed from the north at lookout along U.S. Highway 52. The Preston lookout is listed on National Register of Historic Places.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Minnesota State Fish Hatchery, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • A bird's-eye view of the State Fish Hatchery built in 1925 at site of the old Duschee Mill. The location took advantage of Big Spring which has the largest spring flow in Minnesota. It is owned by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Bird's-eye view, Peterson, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • A bird's-eye view of the village of Peterson with high school building seen at center. In foreground, the steel bridge built in 1898 spans the Root River.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Bird's-eye view, Peterson

    • 1887
    • A bird's-eye view of the village of Peterson, Minnesota reproduced by Mathias Bue from an earlier photo taken in 1887 by T. L. Bersagel. Village buildings and houses are visible in background, with a farmstead and dirt road crossing the river at...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Sewing machine demonstration, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1916-04
    • A crowd gathers for a free sewing machine demonstration outside the Thompson Brothers store in Lanesboro; the Langlie Olson and Fladager Company store is at right. Christ Madson's ice cream factory is seen in background.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Calf display outside First National Bank, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • A crowd of men and children gather on the corner of main street in front of the First National Bank of Lanesboro to admire a group of calves being held in pens. Awning above the hardware store is visible at left. In the upper level of the bank...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Main Street, Mabel, Minnesota

    • 1935-08-15
    • A daytime shot of main street in downtown Mabel. Vehicles are parked diagonally. Two boys with bicycles stand in the middle of the dirt street. Two men, a vehicle, and a Mobilgas sign seen at right. Lampposts line Main Street.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Thomas B. Jeffery Company automobiles, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • A fleet of Jeffery brand automobiles manufactured by the Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin line up on Main Street in Lanesboro for a promotional photograph. The cars were sold locally by George J. McMaster.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Area men showing cattle on Coffee Street, in downtown Lanesboro, Minnesota.

    • 1915?
    • A group of area farmers displaying livestock on the west end of Coffee Street at Universal Mills in Lanesboro on a winter's day. Visible in the background are the wood frame buildings of the businesses: Redalen Fur House and Skaar Brothers Horse...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Root River Power and Light Company, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • A group of workers and drillers inside tunnel of Root River Power and Light Company's Brightsdale Electric generating plant three miles north of Lanesboro; tunnel was dynamited through a quarter mile of solid rock primarily by a crew of 300...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Juvenile musical band, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1933
    • A juvenile band under the direction of teacher Miss Elstad, poses while dressed in costumes of capes and headbands and holds their hand percussion instruments. At center front a young band director lifts his baton.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Balancing rock formation, Arendahl Township

    • 1933-11-11
    • A rock formation comprised of a small rock balancing upon a larger limestone rock outcropping. A young man rests atop the upper rock and gazes down from the bluff toward the village of Peterson.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Four-span bridge, Rushford, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • A view of the new four-span bridge number 4855 constructed over the Root River in Rushford village.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Snow scene, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1909-02-01
    • A winter scene displaying the result of hoarfrost along an old country road with tire tracks visible in the snow.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Aerial view, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1932
    • An aerial view of Lanesboro taken from the north showing houses, churches, businesses, Main Street, stockyards, and railroad.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Men in top hats with mule, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • An unidentified man and Art Ward dressed in suits and top hats standing with mule in front of Elite Theater in Lanesboro. Pictured at right is Art Ward.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Kissel truck, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Art Ward at the wheel of his Kissel truck on the corner of main street in Lanesboro, surrounded by a group of men.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Atlas and Farm Directory of Fillmore County, Minnesota (plat book)

    • 1915
    • Atlas and Farm Directory with complete survey in township plats of Fillmore County Minnesota. Contains plats of all townships with owners names; maps of the State, United States, and World; an outline map of the county showing location of...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Bird's-eye view, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1872
    • Bird's-eye view of the Brooklyn area south of Lanesboro showing Parkway Avenue. Mathias Bue copied this photo that was originally taken by an unidentified photographer.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Power dam, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1875
    • Bird's-eye view taken from Church Hill of Lanesboro power dam built over the Root River in 1868. It was constructed on a foundation of solid stone and anchored at each side by rock bluffs. Houses and various village buildings are seen on north...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Preston, Minnesota's Business District

    • 1880 - 1890
    • Business district at the northwest corner of River and St. Paul Streets in Preston. The "A. L. Sleyster Photo Artist" studio is visible as well as signs for "Groceries," "Restaurant," and "Confectionery."
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Street scene in Preston business district, Preston, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Business district at the NW corner of River and St. Paul Streets, Preston, Business district located east of the Fillmore County courthouse on St. Anthony Street, Preston, Minnesota. Buildings shown include Preston Times newspaper office, Fillmore...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Sylvan Park flood, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Bystanders observing the flooding in Sylvan Park at Lanesboro include a group of men, children, and women holding dark umbrellas.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Lund family Christmas tree, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1914 - 1918
    • Decorated Christmas tree with presents in the Lund family home. A young Lund son is dressed in a Boy Scout uniform and stands next to a tricycle. Christmas gifts include a sled and games.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Highland Prairie old-timers, Norway Township, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • Early settlers of Highland Prairie pose in front of Tarkjill Landsverk's whitewashed log cabin. Pictured are two rows of gentlemen, one seated in chairs and the other standing.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • DeVille's Perfect Oil Station, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1922-1926
    • Exterior view of Mark DeVille's Perfect Oil Station in Lanesboro, with two employees posed outside next to gasoline pumps. An Energee True Gasoline advertising sign hangs from a post.
    • Fillmore County Historical Society

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