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    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 41 - Southwest Minnesota, Fairmont to Windom

    • 1981
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 41 - Southwest Minnesota" 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 and state rest areas; a...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Bird's eye view, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1899-09-18
    • Scene looking north from the courthouse. Someone wrote on front of the photo and on the back: "1. Methodist Church, corner of 4th Ave. & 9th St. 2. M. P. Mann house 3. M. L. Miller house built in 1893."
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Chautauqua Celebration in the park, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • Tent set up in Chautauqua Park Worthington, Minnesota, with Go To A.T. Latta for Dry Goods. On back Chautauqua grounds on Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minn. - Boy buying taffy is my cousin Lyle Buchan. Little boy is Chester B. His mother Aunt Bella...
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Consolidated School Buses, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1916
    • Consolidated school buses pictured in in front of the Okabena school house. The buses featured a coal stove for warmth in winter and windows to cool in summer. Each bus had the capacity of 12-18 students. Horse-drawn buses ran until about 1930...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Drilling a well, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1891 - 1895
    • The first water and electric plant in Worthington was located on the shores of Lake Okabena. A typewritten sticker on the back of the photograph reads: "Worthington, Minnesota First Water and Electric Plant. (Mrs. Anna Cory) Water system installed...
    • Nobles County 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
    • Flood waters at Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1903-05-26
    • Flood waters over flowing Lake Okabena at Lake Street and 2nd Avenue in Worthington. Railroad tracks are getting washed away. Mann House visible across the lake.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Ice Harvest on Lake Okabena 1880s

    • 1880?
    • Edward Pannells ice crew loading blocks of ice into box cars. The town of Worthington, Minnesota, is visible in the background across Lake Okabena.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Ice harvesting on Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Packing of the ice harvested from Lake Okabena into train cars. Photograph is taken looking north east towards Worthington, Minnesota. You can see the Nobles County Courthouse in the background.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Ice Storm damage, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1903-04-03
    • Winter scene looking south towards Okabena Lake from the top of the courthouse. On back of the photograph: "Foreground - Top of Jail, Across street - Tom Palmer home (later owned by French family)."
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Idle Wind Pavilion on Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1899?
    • View of Okabena Lake with a sail boat of the beach and the Idle Wild Pavilion. On the front of the photograph written in blue ink: "Idlewild Pavilion - Front of 3rd Ave. before Rock Island Tracks were laid before 1900." At the top of the photograph...
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Atlas and Farmers' Directory of Winona County, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Atlas and farmers' directory of Winona County, Minnesota, containing plats of all townships with owners names; also maps of the state and the United States, with an outline map of the county showing the location of townships, villages, roads,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, John R. Borchert Map Library
    • Kruse Tavern, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1950
    • Exterior view of the Kruse Tavern. Emil and Ella Kruse stand in front of their tavern located in Okabena. They operated the tavern into the 1950s and 1960s.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lake Okabena, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • A photo of Lake Okabena taken in the 1890s with a horse and buggy in the foreground. Someone wrote "1910" on the front of the photograph, but this is not the correct date.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Little Sioux Steamboat, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The steam boat the Little Sioux at a dock on Okabena Lake in Worthington, Minnesota. The ship has a large U.S. flag on each end. Also a row boat with people in at the dock. The ship has was owned by Dr. Raymond Humiston. 1034
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Atlas and Farmers' Directory of Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Atlas and Farmers' Directory of Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, 1914. Webb Publishing Company. Drawn and Engraved by the Kenyon Company of Des Moines, Iowa. Published by the Farmer, A Journal of Agriculture. Containing plats of all Townships with...
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    • Atlas and Farmers' Directory of Grant County Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Plat book of Grant County containing plats of all townships with owner's names, farmers' directory, also maps of the state, the United States and the world also an Outline Map of the county showing locations of townships, villages, roads, schools,...
    • Grant 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
    • Mann House, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1896?
    • Exterior view of the Mann Home in fall or winter, with no leaves on the trees. A group of people is posed on the porch and lawn, one woman has a bicycle. On back in ink: "Mrs. Coughray, The Mann Home which was last house in town, about where...
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Motorcycle and sidecar, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • A motorcycle with a sidecar on the shore of Lake Okabena in Worthington, Minnesota. The railroad tracks and the Mann House visible in the background.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Nobles County Fair, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1892
    • View from the Nobles County Fairgrounds when it was on the south side of the lake on the Ludlow farm. View looking north east across Okabena Lake towards Worthington. Large crowd gathered with their horses and buggies.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Okabena Creamery, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1945
    • Exterior view of the Okabena Creamery. Workers from left to right: John Sinnen, Cream Hauler; William H, Gehrals, Manager; Mrs. Emma Gehrls. This building was constructed after a fire leveled the first building on April 9, 1930.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena Implement Company, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • John Ruthenbeck pictured in front of his business. Started as a hardware store in 1909 as a partnership between George Stevenson, John Ruthenbeck and August Atz. In 1910 they took in Theo. Milbrath, and built this building. They sold the first...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena Lake shoreline, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1899-09-13
    • A man standing on the shore of Okabena Lake in Worthington, Minnesota. In the background is the smoke stack for the power plant. On back of the photograph someone wrote: �Okabena Lake Shore before Rock Island tracks were laid. The Idle Wild...
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Okabena School, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1958
    • Portrait of of George Stephenson, long time school custodian, standing in front of the Okabena school. Stephenson worked there for over 40 years starting in 1917.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena's First Depot, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1880
    • Men standing in front of the small depot building in Okabena. Built in the fall of 1879 and replaced in 1880.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okanbena Tire and Repair Shop, Okabena, Minnesota

    •  
    • Exterior view of the Okabena Tire and Repair Shop owned by Irvin Bayerkohler, later purchased by Okabena Cooperative and later the Jackson County Cooperative Association. Pictured from left to right: Irvin Bayerkohler, Welton "Wiz" Bayerkohler,...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 19, Issue 2, November 1906

    • 1906-11
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, January 1975

    • 1975-01
    • This issue covers the appointment of a new commissioner and assistant commissioner, the dedication of the Highway 12 Wayzata Bypass, and the opening of a new segment of Interstate 90. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library

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