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    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The water is flowing rapidly under the College Street bridge during the flood of 1908. The businesses on College Street that are visible in the photo are (left to right): Riverside Livery (McConnell and Conway); furniture store of Cliff E....
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 4th of July Parade, Mountain Lake, Minnesota

    • 1916-07-04
    • Band marching down the street in Mountain Lake on the 4th of July. Businesses noticed include Commercial Hotel, D.A. Lahart Land Co., J. Wade, Harness Shop, and the Ice Cream Parlor.
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • 70 Duluth 1901, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1901
    • View of Duluth from below Railroad street and about first avenue west; Lake avenue; lumber and sash businesses.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • A. J. Lamberton general store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1880
    • This photograph shows the A. J. Lamberton store in St. Peter on the east side of the 200 block of South Minnesota Avenue. It was one of the businesses in the northern half of the block.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Abbett's Drug Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • Abbett's Drug Store 201 west Superior street; streetcar tracks; people; awnings; signs; businesses up avenue; Salvation army; People's Theater
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Abe Orbuch at Abe's Produce warehouse, Foley, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • Abe Orbuch was born in a small town in Poland near the Russian border. He fled Poland at 21 to avoid conscription into the Russian military, settling in St. Paul. He bought a Model-T Ford and traveled to small towns outside of St. Paul where he...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Academy of Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1870 - 1890
    • street view; unpaved streets with horses and buggies; awnings extended on the first floor windows and doors; signage for real estate company and other businesses; view from Hennepin Avenue and Washington; similar photo to Minneapolis Collection...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Acrobats Four Flying Banvards, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows acrobats performing on a stage on South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The Four Flying Banvards are shown in front of businesses along the west side of the 300 block on the avenue on the Fourth of July in 1908.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial Bridge: William E. Cory leaves Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The Chicago Shipbuilding Company of Chicago, a subsidiary of the American Shipbuilding Company, built the steamer William E. Cory for the Pittsburgh Steamship Company in 1904. The vessel dimensions are 569' X 56' X 31'. She sailed from Chicago on...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917?
    • Aerial Bridge; Canal park businesses; bridge transporter car; gondola; Duluth Canal, Minnesota Point; Duluth harbor.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Laker Entering Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • In the middle of this image are the low, long Northern Pacific freight sheds with cranes and a couple of men near the harbor end of the dock by the tip of the ore boat. Wholesale grocers Gowan-Lenning-Brown sign for its Honor brand is visible in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Looking East from Duluth Brewery Window, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-04-30
    • A view from an upper window of the Duluth Malt and Brewing Company at Twenty Ninth Avenue West between Huron and Railroad streets. These Lincoln Park houses will be lost during interstate construction.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore Boat Entering Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1952?
    • A Pittsburgh Steamship Division vessel is just about to move under the lift span of the bridge. If the crew looks toward the hillside it will see Minnesota Slip, Industrial Slip, remnants of the North Western Fuel Company coal dock, Northern...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Sea Smoke on Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1978?
    • When it gets very cold and the water of Lake Superior is warmer than the air, the lake "smokes" as seen here. The smokestack at the left is the Duluth Steam Plant that provides heat to hundreds of downtown businesses. The Duluth business...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Superior Street businesses, 
Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1993?
    • The Bergetta Moe Bakery, 716 East Superior Street, built about 1875, has evolved over the years. Here it has green striped awnings and is the Superior Lake Gifts shop. Earlier, from about 1970 to 1989, this building held the contemporary design...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Central Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • You are overlooking part of Duluth's business district from the hillside. The bridge's lift span is up as an ore boat is approaching the canal to exit the harbor. The tallest blond buildings are the Alworth at the left (built in 1909) and the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • This view from Skyline Drive shows the buildings of downtown Duluth and Canal Park (left). Minnesota Point stretches beyond the Aerial Lift Bridge. In the foreground, the roadway formerly known as Rogers Boulevard, Skyline Parkway stretches 25...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Arena Auditorium Construction Site, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1965?
    • View shows Commerce Street in the foreground and Minnesota Point and its sandy beach to the right of the bridge. At the top left, Canal Park businesses and industries fit between Minnesota Slip and Lake Superior. Two cars are crossing the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Downtown Duluth and Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1962?
    • A vessel enters the harbor in this view of downtown Duluth and Minnesota Point. Fifth Avenue West runs directly from the St. Louis County Courthouse to the waterfront in the lower right corner of this image. At Fifth Avenue West and Superior Street...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Business District and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • Northern City National Bank's NC sign was placed on top of the Alworth building in 1957 where the bank occupied the Alworth's main floor. The sign was permanently removed in 1980 when a bank merger resulted in the new First Bank. The Alworth is...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Canal and Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1944?
    • A view to the canal with the Duluth business district in the foreground. The 1896 Sacred Heart Cathedral steeple is in the right corner in front of the building that is now the Damiano Center (clothes distribution and soup kitchen). The cathedral,...
    • 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: View of Minnesota Slip, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959?
    • Minnesota Slip (water), on some 1920s maps called Lake Avenue Slip, is bounded by the Northern Pacific Railway Dock No. 6, and the businesses and warehouses on the harbor edge of Canal Park. The Marshall-Wells water towers are a feature standing...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of South Lake Avenue Approach to Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961?
    • Lake Avenue is perpendicular to Superior Street in downtown Duluth. Lake Avenue runs up and down the hillside. In Duluth, you are either directed "up the hill" or "down the hill", "away from the Lake" or "toward the Lake." Lake Superior is the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Superior Street Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • This is the lower side of Superior street between Third Avenue West on the left and approaching Fourth Avenue West on the right. The buildings left to right are Lonsdale at 300, Alworth at 306-308, Siewart's 310, Irving Moore Memorial 312, Torrey...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Wide View of East End, Downtown, and Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1953?
    • The businesses and housing of the East End are visible in this wide view facing west. Superior Street, East First Street and East Second Street run diagonally from left to right in the lower right quadrant of the image. In the distance beyond the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial view of business district, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1932?
    • South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter extends diagonally upward from a point slightly above the lower left corner of this aerial view and runs across the width of the image. The side streets are, from left to right, Nassau, Park Row, and Broadway. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial view of downtown, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1905
    • Real photographic postcard of downtown Shakopee. The image shows the intersection of First Avenue and Lewis Street. Also visible in the image are Jacob Ries Bottling Works, Inc. and St. Mark's Catholic Church. Printed along the bottom edge of...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Aerial view of Rice's Point and Elevator Row, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • The presence of Peavey elevators in the Duluth harbor dates back to 1900. In 1930, F.H. Peavey expands the Peavey Duluth terminal with concrete silos. In 1999, the Seaway Port Authority lets contract for razing of Occident and Peavey elevators. ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • 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
    • After the Fire of October 2, 1908, Lafayette, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • A portion of the business district in Lafayette, Minnesota, is shown in this postcard view of the community that was taken after a severe fire destroyed several businesses in 1908. The people at the center of the bottom of the postcard were on the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Alhambra Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924?
    • This view of the west side of Central Avenue facing north shows the Alhambra Theatre at 321 North Central Avenue in the center of the image. Other businesses include W.B. Getchell Real Estate, Olson and Beck Shoes, Swanstrom and Ericson Clothing.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Along 6th Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1922-06-08
    • Street view of storefronts along 6th Avenue North. 6th Avenue contained a mixture of single and multiple story structures housing businesses and residences on the upper floors.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Alworth building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • Superior street businesses; Alworth building 306 to 308 west Superior street was built in 1909 and is Duluth's tallest building with 16 stories; photo number 1912
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • 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
    • Atlas of the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., and Vicinity

    • 1890
    • This 1890 atlas embraces the corporations of West Duluth and Lakeside and the platted lands adjoining; also acreage maps of the territory in the State of Minnesota, within a radius of about twelve miles, showing the property of the different land...
    • Duluth Public Library
    • Beckelman's Grocery Store, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1933
    • A view showing the interior of Beckelman's Grocery Store, with workers standing behind the counters. Frank Beckelman is at the far left. Beckelman's was in South Minneapolis at 10th Street. and 7th Avenue S.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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