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    • Aerial Bridge: South Lake Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919
    • Marshall-Wells Hardware merchandise is loaded and ready for delivery to various railroad lines for transport. The first horse-drawn sleigh will take the orders packed into it to the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha depot. The truck behind...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • 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: Aerial View of Duluth Canal and Harbor

    • 1944-1952
    • On Monday, July 1, 1929, the suspended car made its last trip across the canal. The bridge's modification to operate with a lift span began on April 8, 1929, with a low bid of $448,000 by the Kansas City Bridge Company. The Aerial Lift Bridge was...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Close-up of the Aerial Bridge lift span, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1962-07-09
    • View of the lift span taken from the southeast corner of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building (1906). The canal's piers have walkways, and there are benches for visitors to linger to watch the ships enter and exit the harbor. The Aerial Lift...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Lift span up, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • The counterweight is visible through the north tower's structural elements. Two counterweights move in opposition to the bridge. The bridge span weights about 1,000 tons. The two counterweights weigh about 500 tons each. When the bridge span...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore boat exiting harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1945?
    • View of the Aerial Lift Bridge with lift span raised to allow the William B. Schiller to leave the harbor. Built in 1910, the Schiller was laid up in 1974 and sold for scrap in 1978.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ramon De Larrinaga arrives, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959-05-03
    • On the morning of May 3, 1959, crowds along the north pier of the Duluth Ship Canal salute the arrival of the British-registered merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga, the first upbound ship to traverse the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. The ship...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Saturday Evening Post features Aerial Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1947?
    • Two unidentified men hold a copy of a national magazine whose cover features the Aerial Bridge. These men are probably with the Chamber of Commerce. The June 14, 1947, Saturday Evening Post cover of Duluth Aerial Bridge with boat is by John...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: South Approach, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-10-09
    • Construction shot of the bridge and the approach to the bridge from Minnesota Point or South Lake Avenue, Minnesota Avenue. This photograph has been physically altered; the background has been whited out and buildings drawn over.
    • 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
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Vessel exits the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1945?
    • Unidentified vessel and crew leave the Duluth harbor. They will pass under the raised lift span of the bridge in calm water. Minnesota Point is at the right with homes visible on Minnesota Avenue. The 6-foot tall lighthouse at the right is...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1939?
    • This view from the crest of the hillside of Duluth shows a vessel steaming toward the aerial bridge. A prominent sign is visible on the bayside of Minnesota Point advertising Marine Iron and Shipbuilding. That business was located for years at...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Minnesota Point, Harbor, Rice's Point and St. Louis Bay

    • 1960?
    • The aerial lift bridge is owned and operated by the City of Duluth on Congressional permit. The Ship Canal and grounds are under the authority of the Lake Superior Area Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Minnesota Point, also called Park...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Speedboat in the Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • The Duluth Yacht Club provided Scenic Rides. The Duluth Yacht Basin on the bayside of Park Point or Minnesota Point, near Tenth Avenue, was originally owned by Julius Barnes. It was subsequently owned by A. B. Hargrave. Hargrave sold it to the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial View Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1977?
    • The circular plaza feature of the Duluth Public Library is at the left of the open site where the building will stand. On Michigan Street is the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center and the 1977 Depot Theater at the far right. The Flame...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • American Exchange Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921?
    • The American Exchange National Bank staff assembled with the bank's founder Hamilton M. Peyton who is in the front row with the white side burns. Peyton was bank president from 1879-1921. The bank merged with First National Bank and renamed First...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • American Exchange Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1895?
    • Downtown Duluth bank at Superior street and Third Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Anderson Furniture Company delivery truck, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Anderson's building at 2030-2032 West Superior Street features advertising. Unidentified workers have loaded the delivery truck to capacity.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Andresen-Ryan Coffee Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921-07-29
    • A truck from Security Storage and Van Company is ready to load.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Answering a fire alarm, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1898-09-07
    • At the intersection of Lake Avenue and Superior Street this fire equipment collided with a streetcar. One fireman, Archie Finlayson, was killed, and the streetcar driver was charged with failure to give right of way. The two-story building in the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Asphalt and Donnellite Railway Paving Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Patrick McDonnell was a general contractor whose business office was in the Sellwood building in downtown Duluth. He died in 1918.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • August Saunder Grocery Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The August Saunder grocery at 411 East Fourth Street served also as a Lutes Laundry branch.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bank Vault, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • First American National Bank staff and security guard work on the vault.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bergstein Clothing Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1915
    • Interior of Bergstein Clothing store at 521 West Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Board of Trade , Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1953-10-08
    • Women track prices on chalkboards above the Duluth board of trade trading floor.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Board of Trade, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1953-11-13
    • Trading floor of Duluth Board of Trade building at 301 West First Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bow Brothers Sled, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1904?
    • Lewis (fur coat) and Frank Bow's horse team pull sled to distribute oil for Cornplanter oil company of Forty-sixth Avenue West. They are stopped on Second Street in downtown in front of Central High school.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bridgeman Russell Block, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1958?
    • Bridgeman-Russell was founded in 1888, and incorporated in 1903 by Duluthian Henry Bridgeman. Newell Francis Russell was born on a farm near Rush City, Minnesota in 1869. There were a number of Bridgeman ice cream stores in Duluth. This building...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Brookston Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Great Northern railway passenger and freight depot at Brookston located in Culver Township.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Brown's Grocery Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Brown's Store at Thirty-second Street and Minnesota Avenue on Minnesota Point.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1965?
    • Winter view looking east from about Second avenue west and Michigan street to the Duluth steam plant.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1965?
    • Winter view looking east from about Second avenue west and Michigan street to Canal Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Cigar Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Mr. Joy Lovell Martin in his cigar store at 412 West Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Citizens State Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • Citizens State Bank, 331 Central Avenue in West Duluth. Also on Central Avenue are Wieland Hardware Company, Swanstrom and Erickson Clothing, and Lurye Furniture.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1870?
    • The hotel called the Clark House was built in 1869 at 111-109 West Superior Street downtown Duluth. It burned on November 16, 1881.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clyde Iron Works Site, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1916-04-14
    • View of Clyde Iron at twenty-ninth Avenue West looking west. A court photograph filed to support a claim or a case.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clyde Iron Works site, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Clyde Iron Works Incorporated manufactured heavy equipment from 1889 in Duluth. This is the manufacturing plant at Twenty-ninth Avenue West and Michigan Street from 1908. It had sales warehouses in several cities, including New York, Chicago,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clyde Iron Works workers, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • Men and boy employees inside of the Clyde Iron manufacturing company.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Commerce Street and Fifth Avenue West Intersection, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • Construction of the F. A. Patrick building began in March 1906 at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Commerce Street. The woolen mill and garment factory had nation-wide customers by 1916.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Construction in downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1957
    • Construction of a new parking ramp on the site of the old Garrick theater at Second Avenue West and Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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