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    • Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911-07
    • Sailboat racing on the harbor. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911-07
    • Sailboat racing on the harbor. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Flame Excursion Boat, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1962-08
    • There have been excursions available at the Duluth Harbor through the decades. This craft is part of a 1960s business that becomes the Goldfine family's Vista Fleet in the 1990s. This outing was during the Duluth celebration called Portorama...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1966?
    • View from the harbor looking toward the Duluth downtown business district and the hillside. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers vessel yard is at the right. The U.S. Amry Corps of Engineers Building is framed by the Aerial Lift Bridge whose span is...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911-07
    • Sailboat racing on the harbor with hundreds of spectators on hand. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Harbor and Downtown Duluth

    • 1950?
    • Aerial view of grain elevators and a lake vessel being loaded. A freighter is outbound, headed for the aerial bridge whose span is up. Norris Grain is named for James E. Norris, Canadian born, whose family accumulated wealth in the grain trade and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Passenger Vessel North American Outbound, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913-09
    • Passenger steamer North American of the Georgian Bay Line is steaming out of Duluth harbor leaving Duluth. There were many passenger ships and companies used similar names. This vessel had a partner named the South American; both were built in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Freighter enters the harbor, 
Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1953?
    • View of a lake vessel entering the Duluth harbor under the Aerial Lift Bridge loaded with new cars and trucks. This style of street lamp on the piers was replaced in 1955. During the shipping season the bridge makes about 25 lifts a day. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth and Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1976?
    • This aerial view is one of many taken by Wayne Gatlin. The shape of Minnesota Point and the harbor are clear. Duluth-born Mr. Gatlin enlisted in the aviation cadet program in 1942. Later he flew 55 combat missions for the 360th Fighter Group in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Elevator Row on Rice's Point and the Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1980?
    • Aerial view of Rice's Point, Duluth harbor, waterfront, canal park and Minnesota Point. Duluth's first elevator, Elevator A, was built by the Union Improvement and Elevator Company in 1870 outside of the harbor proper near what is now the Fitger's...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Tug Boats in the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Company launches including one named Prairie State. During WWII, the company installed the piping in 30 vessels built by Zenith Dredge company of Duluth. A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Pioneer Hall Under Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975-04
    • Pioneer Hall will take form on this construction site adjacent to Minnesota Slip. Ground was broken on April 7, 1975, for the Pioneer Hall and Duluth Curling Club. The Silver Broom World Curling Tournament in March 1976, drew 41,000 fans from ten...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View with harbor grain elevators,  Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1980?
    • View in spring of the Aerial Bridge with the grain elevators and other harbor industrial and shipping facilities on Rice's Point. Cargill elevators B2 (far left) and B1 (built 1976) are the white structures at the top left. They are reached off...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Entrance To Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • The caption of this post card says The Aerial Bridge, Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line. Cost $100,000. Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor. The white building at the left is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Harbor and downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • A ship heads toward the canal to exit the Duluth harbor. The span is up on the Aerial Lift Bridge to allow the vessel to pass. The discoloration in the water around the ship could be fuel or other residue from vessel traffic in the harbor....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tug Company Crew, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • These are the unidentified men and boys who worked for the Stevens Tug Line. Mr. Darwin E. Stevens' fleet was located at the foot of Twenty-first Avenue West in the Duluth harbor. The Joe D. Dudley tug is at the far left, the Mystic is next, and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Interstate Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963?
    • The foreground is Superior, Wisconsin the background is Duluth. The High Bridge or Interstate Bridge or John A. Blatnik Bridge is the central feature of this shot. Built in 1961, the High Bridge was renamed for Congressman John A. Blatnik in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Atlantic Hope Berthed at General Mills Elevator, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1969-12
    • The Arlantic Hope is a Liberian bulk carrier built in 1965. She is next to the General Mills grain elevator purchased in 1943 from Consolidated Elevator, Company, in the Duluth harbor. James Ford Bell led the formation of General Mills, Inc.,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: John A. Blatnik Bridge  D-116, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • The caption on this post card says JOHN A BLATNIK BRIDGE A Foreign Ship enters the Duluth-Superior Harbor Westerly Terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Port Authority Terminal is shown in the background. This is the Interstate Bridge. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Interstate Bridge With The Span Open, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963-05-19
    • The Interstate Bridge between Duluth and Superior, originally called the "Duluth-Superior Bridge", was owned by the Great Northern railroad but never used by them. It was used by the Soo Line from 1909 until its closure in December 1961 when the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Port Terminal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960-07
    • A Norwegian-flagged vessel is moored at the Port Terminal. Another vessel moves through the harbor, with the Aerial Lift Bridge and Duluth in the distance. The completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959 opened the Duluth-Superior port to...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View in half light, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1980?
    • View from the harbor looking toward the Lake with everything in silhouette. The South Breakwater Inner Light Tower is lit. Houses on Minnesota Point are visible at the far right on Minnesota Avenue. The two flags are above the U.S. Army Corps of...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • This post card was mailed in 1906, but the image is from an earlier year. In the 1890s commercial fishing on Lake Superior was feeding Duluth and the entire Midwest with major operators: A. Booth and Sons (whose sign is visible at the left), Lake...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Downtown Duluth and Harbor from the Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • View of Downtown Duluth from Fourth Avenue West including the Duluth Harbor, Aerial Lift Bridge, Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior. Duluth City Hall and the St. Louis County Courthouse and jail are visible in the center right. Just below the Lift...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor from the East Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1956-1960
    • This image stretches from the ore docks at 33rd Avenue West to about Eighth Avenue East, incorporating downtown Duluth and portions of the East Hillside, Minnesota Point, Superior, and the Superior harbor. A laker has just passed under the Aerial...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of the harbor from the Duluth Boat House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888-09
    • Duluth harbor from Duluth Boat House; W C Sargent dock; Northern Pacific dock at foot of fifth avenue west; barges Tom Adams and Romania; schooner; sailboats; Minnesota Point
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific freight depot 114 South Fifth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading using ramps. White protective cloths or covers are still over some of the unloaded cars. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific freight depot 114 South Fifth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. Cradles or tracks to hold the tires are visible. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from harbor,  Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1980?
    • View of the harbor looking at the back of the Paulucci building. The Paulucci building is the common name for the Stone-Ordean-Wells building. It was built at 525 Lake Avenue south in 1915. Stone-Ordean-Wells Company was a wholesale grocery...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1952?
    • Duluth harbor looking at the waterfront, the hillside beyond and the Canal Park area abutting the bridge. At the left on the waterfront are warehouse district buildings and remaining North Western Fuel Company coal docks before you reach slips and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Tristan in the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Lake vessel Tristan moored in the harbor. The Tristan is from the Buckeye Steamship Company fleet. In Cleveland in 1923 Captain Charles Hutchinson's son, John T., organized the Buckeye Steamship Company. Following the death in 1944 of Captain...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Duluth harbor, aerial bridge, ore boat, CSPM&O freight station, slips, Northwestern Fuel Company, Minnesota Point
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Consolidated Elevator Company's grain elevator D, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Consolidated Elevator Company built elevators B, C, D 1884 with a 1.2 million bushel capacity, and G from 1878-1945 in the Duluth harbor parallel to downtown Duluth and perpendicular to Rice's Point.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of boats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1870?
    • This photograph shows the Duluth harbor, ca. 1870, with paddlewheel steamers and sailing vessels, Elevator A, and the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railway depot.
    • Duluth Public Library
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1978?
    • This autumn aerial view is one of many taken by Wayne Gatlin. Enger park is at the left and Enger Tower in the midst of it. The park acquired partly by gift from J. B. Enger, was acquired by the city of Duluth between 1891 and 1928. Enger Tower...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Elevator Row on Rice's Point, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1976?
    • Aerial view of a portion of Rice's Point and harbor facilities, in the foreground, including (right to left) two 90-ton gantry cranes of the Arthur M. Clure Public Marine Terminal, Peavey elevators, and Occident elevators. In the bay, on the far...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tugboat "E. G. Maxwell," Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • The Whitney Brothers ran a rock crushing business in the harbor.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Reservoir Ruins, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1922 - 1930
    • The Duluth Gas and Water Company constructed a reservoir in 1883 on the hillside.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northern Cold Storage and Warehouse Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • Northern Cold Storage was a main structure in the warehouse district on the harbor. It was located at 702 West Railroad Street from at least 1910.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Imperial Mill, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1892?
    • Imperial was a flour manufacturer. It was organized in 1888 near Sixth Avenue West. Proximity to this grain elevator and railroad would be advantages.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Imperial Mill, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Imperial was a flour manufacturer. It was organized in 1888 near Sixth Avenue West. Proximity to this grain elevator and railroad would be advantages.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Log Rollers, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911-07
    • Spectators watch log rollers in the bay. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from the Arena Auditorium, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1966-08
    • The Aerial Lift Bridge is highlighted in this view from the windows of the Duluth Arena Auditorium. The lift span is up providing a view of the South Breakwater Inner Light Tower. The tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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