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    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Water Sprays Welcome  First Foreign Ship, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-05-03
    • This image shows spectators lining the Ship Canal to witness the first foreign ship entering the Duluth harbor. The merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga arrived in Duluth on May 3, 1959, to load grain. Departing from its home port of Liverpool, it...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Indian Point Campground, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of Duluth Parks Department Indian Point Campground at Indian Point Park at 7500 Pulaski Street near 68th Avenue West or 7408 Grand Avenue today. It is very near the St. Louis River Western Waterfront and Willard Munger Trails. There...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelting at Night, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-04
    • Fishermen using nets to catch smelt.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Radisson Hotel Under Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1969-05
    • The Radisson Hotel, 505 West Superior Street, is seen here in an early phase of construction. The Lift Bridge is just visible behind the gables of the Union Depot. Construction of the Radisson building was a result of the Gateway Urban Renewal...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of a segment of Minnesota Point which is locally called Park Point. The far end of The Point (top of the image) is where the park's recreation facilites are located. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelt Caught in Net, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1955
    • Men remove the small fish from their net to a bucket.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from the Skyline, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1956-02-19
    • This image provides a winter view of Lake Superior, Superior Bay, downtown Duluth and Minnesota Point (Park Point), as well as the Aerial Lift Bridge. The water of the bay is frozen and ice lines the shore of Minnesota Point. The photographer noted...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park facility is...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Catching Smelt by Hand, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-04
    • Some smelt runs are so large people can catch the fish by hand.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Garfield Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-10-14
    • In this image the Aerial Lift Bridge is seen from Garfield Avenue in the Duluth Harbor. Stacks of timber are awaiting processing. Although the photograph was taken from Garfield Avenue, the timber is most likely in the yard at the Superwood...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Park Point Recreation Area and Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelters in a Boat, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1968
    • Commercial fishermen with nets and smelt catch.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Neptune at the Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960-07
    • This 26-foot, 2,000 pound statue of Neptune was featured at the Minnesota State Fair in 1959. Following the Fair it was given to Duluth by the Minnesota State Fair Board and placed in Canal Park for the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-04-28
    • Night smelting with dip nets. Smelt are a small fish that run in the spring and are allowed to be caught with nets. They are often fried and eaten whole.
    • 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
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • Parade of Nations begins the annual Folk Festival on the grounds in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-04-28
    • People use metal trash cans to dip for smelt during a dense smelt run.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1972-09-14
    • Looking to the southwest and the Aerial Lift Bridge, this view is from St. Luke's Hospital, 915 East First Street. On the right side of the image is the Fitger's Brewery. The Fitger Brewing Company (1881-1972) was the oldest continuously operating...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-08-01
    • Russian folk ballet on the WPA constructed stage at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Kitchi Gammi Club, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-07-14
    • As described by the photographer, this photograph was taken from the vantage point of the Kitchi Gammi Club, 831 East Superior Street. Behind the Aerial Lift Bridge the Blatnik High Bridge is visible in the distance. In the foreground is a statue...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • Norwegian booth at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1958-08-02
    • Opening ceremony with participants entering Leif Erikson Park for the annual Folk Festival.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Higgins Overlook, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1972-09-01
    • Located at Point of Rocks at First Street near Mesabi Avenue, Higgins Observation Point Park was dedicated Tuesday, June 8, 1965. Money for the park was donated by the Higgins family. In the center of the image is the Flame Restaurant, 353 South...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • Ojibwe dancers perform to a backdrop of flags on the WPA constructed stage at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Duluth Civic Center; Priley Fountain and Mall Dedication, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1971-09-12
    • This image gives a view down Fifth Avenue West to the harbor. The Duluth Civic Center complex includes the Duluth City Hall, St. Louis County Courthouse, the former County Jail building, and the Federal Building. At the center of the complex is the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • The military veterans' color guard have just marched onto the WPA constructed stage at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Brighton Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1972-08-27
    • A distant view of the Aerial Lift Bridge is framed by the plants in the foreground of this photograph taken at Brighton Beach (Kitchi Gammi Park), Scenic Highway 61 and London Road. The shore here is entirely rocky, in contrast to the sandy beaches...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • Duluthians from the Phillipines staff their cultural booth at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: American Indians from Cass Lake, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • American Indians from Cass Lake gather near the shore of Lake Superior. The Aerial Lift Bridge and the High Bridge are visible in the background. Built in 1961, the High Bridge was renamed for Congressman John A. Blatnik in 1971. The photographer,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Water Sprays Welcome First Foreign Ship, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-05-03
    • Members of the Duluth Fire Department create water sprays to mark the arrival of the Ramon de Larrinaga. The Larrinaga was the first foreign ship to arrive in Duluth through the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. It was followed five minutes later...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Duluth International Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-08-01
    • Looking toward the Aerial Lift Bridge, this image provides a view of Leif Erikson Park, Twelfth Avenue East and London Road, as preparations begin for the Duluth International Folk Festival. Now known as the Festival of Cultures, the Folk Festival...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • The Children's Fair section of the Folk Festival grounds in Leif Erikson Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-04-28
    • People have small fires into the night at a smelt run at Lester River.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • The lift span is up as spectators watch a line of pleasure craft sail through the Ship Canal, passing under the Aerial Lift Bridge. On July 11, 1959 several thousand people gathered in Canal Park, and more lined the lake shore as far north as the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Fog over Aerial Bridge and Arena, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-10-07
    • Fog in the harbor masks Canal Park, leaving the top span of the Lift Bridge visible above the Duluth Arena. In the lower left corner of the picture is the Medical Arts Building, 324-330 West Superior Street. Photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial view of Duluth Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of U. S. Steel's steel plant in the Duluth neighborhood called Morgan Park. Construction of the plant was announced in 1907. It opened in 1915, and closed in phases in the early 1970s.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • Spectators line the Ship Canal while a Navy destroyer and two small vessels pass under the Lift Bridge. In the background, sprays of water add to this celebration of the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1958-08-02
    • Japanese women and a small girl of Duluth were their traditional dress at the Japanese Cultural booth at the Folk Festival.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • A Navy destroyer and other small vessels pass under the Lift Bridge, as spectators celebrate the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Clearly visible in Canal Park is the small white Army Corps of Engineers Building, which was constructed in 1906.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Submarine Corsair, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • Submarine Corsair, accompanied by three small vessels, arrives in Duluth for the Seaway Celebration, July 11, 1959. Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, also took part in this celebration marking the opening of the St....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-08-07
    • Duluthians of Greek heritage wear traditional Greek garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • Spectators line the piers of Duluth's Ship Canal to welcome Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, along with submarine Corsair, marking the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-08-01
    • Dancers performing on the WPA constructed stage at the Folk Festival. The YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Navy destroyer, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-07-11
    • A Navy destroyer arrives in Duluth for the Seaway Celebration, July 11, 1959. Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, along with submarine Corsair, took part in this celebration marking the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954-08-07
    • Duluthians of Italian heritage wear traditional Italian garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and...
    • 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
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Minnesota Point and Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • This aerial view clearly shows the long narrow sandbar correctly called Minnesota Point but familiarly called Park Point by local residents. The Point has a recreation area at Thirteenth street and the larger facility including bathhouse, playing...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Can of Worms, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • Aerial view of the freeway segment locally known as the can of worms. The I-35 freeway was completed in 34 years. On August 31, 1958, the Minnesota Highway Department submitted the proposed route through West Duluth, and on October 29, 1992, the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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