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    • 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
    • Aerial view taken from south village limits of New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Aerial view from the south village limits of New Brighton was taken by MacGillis & Gibbs Company, a pole yard company, which is seen in the lower half of the photo. Notable buildings include the First Congregational Church, New Brighton Elementary...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Aggregate resource potential of Chisago County, Minnesota, M-116, Plate 1

    • 2001
    • Quaternary geology map showing interpretations of Quaternary (Pleistocene [glacial] and Holocene [post-glacial]) surficial geology (distribution and type of materials at the land surface), of Chisago County, scale 1:100,000. Electronic file...
    • Minnesota Geological Survey
    • Animal capacity at the stockyards, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • The stockyard industry was a million dollar operation at the turn of the century. The stockyards, completed in September, 1889, could accommodate 5000 cattle, 10,000 hogs, 20,000 sheep, and 500 horses on its 30 acres. Cattle pens are shown.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Armistice Blizzard, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1940-11-11
    • The Armistice Day Blizzard of November 11, 1940, hit New Brighton hard. On the day following the blizzard, Phil Hadock and Sid Weber stand behind a big drift next to Butch Schmalzbauer's Jack Sprat Food Store to talk about the weather. Many New...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Armistice Day Blizzard, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1940-11-11
    • The Armistice Day Blizzard of November 11, 1940, found many residents of New Brighton providing food and shelter for storm victims. Many cars were stranded and travelers rescued by New Brighton residents during the fierce storm.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Atlas of Nicollet County Minnesota 1913

    • 1913
    • Atlas and Farm Directory of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1913. Title page names Webb Publishing Co. as the publisher and Anderson Publishing Co. as the compiler. The atlas contains 18 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Atlas of Nicollet County, Minnesota and the World (1927)

    • 1927
    • Atlas of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1927. Title page names Anderson Publishing Co. as the publisher. The atlas contains 97 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships, individual states, the United States, the countries of the world,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Atlas of St. Paul, Minnesota (Plat Book), Volume 2, 1891

    • 1891
    • Volume II includes Como, Warren Dale, Hamline, Merriam Park, Midway, Union Park, St. Anthony Park, New Brighton. Maps are listed on numbered pages, 101 through 210, with two additional maps numbered 210a and 210b. There are a total of 56 maps. Each...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 34 - Outlying Metro East

    • 1980
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 34 Outlying Metro East" contains a legend of signs and symbols, the larger bikeways map, and the map index. The back side contains: a list of county, municipal, and state parks; a "potpourri" article;...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Pence Opera House Program, Week of March 22 to 29, 1886

    • 1886-03
    • Pence Opera House Programme for March 22 to 29, 1886, performance of "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Program lists cast, order of acts, and announces reopening of Pence Opera House, and theater staff. Includes advertisements for many Minneapolis businesses,...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Beisswenger and Johnson Grocery Store, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • The Beisswenger and Johnson Grocery was located in the former Transit Hotel building. Lawrence Johnson, left, with his brother-in-law, Adoph Beisswenger, and their wives, Mable Beisswenger, center, and Rose Johnson, right, owned the store. Later...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber  and Pole Company perforator, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Company was formed in 1919 to treat telephone poles and lumber. This machine is called a perforator which perforates the lumber and telephone poles to allow the preserving chemicals to penetrate.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber and Pole workers, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1919
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Company was formed in 1919 to treat telephone poles and lumber. The pole yards were very important to the employment and economy of New Brighton. All of the heavy work was done by horses and pole yard workers in the early...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards began business in 1919 treating telephone poles and lumber. The company hired many local men and is still in business today. In mid-1980s, after being declared a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards began business in 1919, treating telephone poles and lumber. The company hired many local men and is still in business today. In mid-1980s, after being declared a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Yards began business in 1919, treating telephone poles and lumber. The company hired many local men and is still in business today. In mid-1980s, after being declared a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bell Lumber Company fire, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • Bell Lumber and Pole Company was formed in 1919 to treat telephone poles and lumber. The company hired many local men. A fire in 1923 is destroyed the complex, but the company rebuilt and is still in business today.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Belt Line Brick Company and employees, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • The Belt Line Brick Company began about 1910 and operated on a 24 hours-per-day basis employing many New Brighton men. It was located east of present-day Sunnyside School. Its operation slowed up in post-World War II years as the plant became...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Belt Line Brick Company employees, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • The Belt Line Brick Company operated a plant in New Brighton beginning in 1910. They ran the business on a 24 hours-per-day basis. Its operation slowed up in post-World War II years as the plant became outmoded. It was dismantled in 1961. The...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Belt Line Brick Company, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • The Belt Line Brick Company began about 1910 and operated on a 24 hours-per-day schedule. It employed many local men. Its operation slowed down in the post-World War II years as the plant became outmoded. It was razed in 1961. John Zellie and...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bison leg bones found at Hansen Park, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1972
    • Bison bones were unearthed from a boggy area near a creek at Hansen Park in New Brighton by three boys, Steven Sullivan, Joe McHale, and Joe Evangelist. A neighbor, who was a geologist, identified the bones as from a bison, which lived sometime...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Bulwer Junction depot, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • The Bulwer Junction depot, located on the south village limits of New Brighton, was a Soo Line depot, which was built in 1887, and was in service for 95 years. It was donated to the New Brighton Area Historical Society in 1982, was moved to Long...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Camp meeting at Nicollet Township, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Camp meeting at Nicollet, Minnesota, probably near the Brighton Church. A tent is in the background, maybe a cook tent. One can see dishes, even glassware with stems, on the front table. A coffeepot holds the place of honor at the head, and another...
    • Minnesota Annual Conference United Methodist Church
    • Cardigan Junction depot, Shoreview, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Cardigan Junction Depot was located in the Shoreview, Minnesota area. It is now razed. It was part of a chain of three depots: Cardigan, Carnelian, and Bulwer Junction.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Church of the Visitation in Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • The Church of the Visitation and its school were located on the north side of County Road 5 in Section 12, T110N, R29W in the central portion of Nicollet County, Minnesota.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • City ambulance, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1950
    • A 1949 Packard was the first ambulance for the City of New Brighton. A group of local men organized to provide the vital ambulance service at a time when there were no hospitals in the local community. The vehicle sits in front of the New Brighton...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Cota Beauty Shop in New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1945
    • Alvena Cota's Beauty Shop opened in 1945 and operated into the 1980s. Her shop was located first on the south side of Tenth Street and later moved to Old Highway 8, behind the Skelley Station.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Demise of stockyards, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1919
    • Undue influences by the railroad and sanitation problems forced the operation to close in 1901. After the packing industry left the New Brighton area, the pens were used for many years for feeding and watering livestock before they were shipped to...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway, Proctor, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway was formed by the merger of the Duluth and Iron Range Railway (D&IR) and Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway (DM&N) in 1938. It was a railroad operating in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin to haul iron ore...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • F. M. Searles and family, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • Prominent local businessman Franklin M. Searles, owner of F. M. Searles Lumber, a firm that also served as the Post Office, fuel store, and feed store in New Brighton. Pictured, far right, with children Monna, DeWitt, Isola, Coy, and wife Sadie...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Atlas of Cottonwood County Minnesota and the World, 1926

    • 1926
    • Hardcover book containing plat maps of the townships of Cottonwood County, Farmer's Directory, and advertising of the leading buinesses in the county. Also has maps of the United States and World in back.
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • First Congregational Church annual picnic, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • The First Congregational Church of New Brighton was incorporated in 1890 and built in 1892 at a cost of $1500. It was located on the west side of 5th Avenue and 6th Street and operated in that location until 1958, when it was purchased by the New...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society

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