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    • 1967 Official Road Map Minnesota / Minnesota Official Highway Map 1967

    • 1967
    • The front side of the map includes an index to towns, with the population based on 1960 census; inset maps of Metropolitan St. Paul-Minneapolis, downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis. The back of the map includes inset maps of Duluth area...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • "Our Nations Most Tragic Accident," Slayton, Minnesota

    • 1940-09-21
    • It was known at the time as "Our Nation's Most Tragic Accident" in which two vehicles met in a head-on collision on April 21, 1940. Twelve victims were killed and one survived in this horrible accident.
    • Murray County Historical Society
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Small post card of the aerial lift bridge with the span up and an outbound lake vessel in the canal. 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial Lift Bridge And Ship Canal, Duluth-Superior Harbor

    • 1950?
    • John H. Darling (1847-1942), U.S. Engineer for Duluth-Superior Harbor, oversaw replacement of the original wooden canal piers with concrete piers in 1897. The piers have been maintained and repaired with a major remodeling/rehabilitation in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • An ore boat is steaming through the canal into Duluth harbor. The canal was cut beginning in 1871, and this bridge was built in 1904-1905 and modified with the lift span (which is up in this photo) in 1929. Canal Park is to the right of the Aerial...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • The parallel concrete piers jut out into the lake forming the canal leading to the harbor. Since its remodeling into a lift bridge in 1930, every vessel passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge's raised span. In this view the span is down, and traffic...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959?
    • The parallel concrete piers jut out into the lake forming the canal leading to the harbor. Since its remodeling into a lift bridge in 1930, every vessel passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge's raised span. In this view the span is down, and traffic...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Harbor and Downtown Duluth

    • 1950?
    • Aerial view of grain elevators and a lake vessel being loaded. A freighter is outbound, headed for the aerial bridge whose span is up. Norris Grain is named for James E. Norris, Canadian born, whose family accumulated wealth in the grain trade 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 the Aerial Lift Bridge and Superior Bay, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • An excursion boat enters Superior Bay (the Duluth harbor) under the Aerial Lift Bridge. Canal Park is on the left of the bridge, and Minnesota Point is on the right. The discoloration in the water of the Bay could be fuel or other residue from...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-06-09
    • In this aerial view the span of the Lift Bridge is down and traffic is free to flow between Canal Park and Minnesota Point. The newly constructed Marine Museum (now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center) is visible...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Bridge and Riders, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973-07-13
    • Pedestrians stand on the bridge as the lift span opens for vessel traffic. In 1971 tickets for the Lift Bridge rides sold for twenty-five cents. Riders were required to stay within an enclosure during the ride.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Original Interstate Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961-12
    • The Interstate toll bridge was built between 1896 and 1897, dedicated on July 13, 1897, with more than 4,000 spectators and dignitaries participating or looking on. It connected Rice's Point of Duluth with Connor's Point of Superior, Wisconsin. It...
    • 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: St. Clair Enters the Harbor, 
Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1978?
    • View of the St. Clair, 770-foot vessel, passing under the bridge's lift span into the harbor. To handle Great Lakes cargo, a special type of vessel has evolved, the North American "laker," the largest being 1,013 feet long, capable of carrying up...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: The Asia Enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • Tanker Asia transported grain from Canada to the Great Lakes. It was sold in February 1960 to D. B. Deniz Nakliyati T.A.S., Istanbul, renamed and reflagged Gaizan, Turkey and delivered to the buyers in Galveston, Texan in 1960. There is no trace of...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: The Famous Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1955?
    • D-5 The caption of this post card says One of the nation's top attractions is Duluth's famous aerial bridge which must be raised for each approaching steamer into the harbor, and stretches the mainland of Duluth to the Minnesota Point which juts...
    • 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 enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • Colorized or hand colored image of a vessel entering the harbor. Waterfront industrial structures are beyond the bow of the ship. The lighthouse structure at the left dates from 1901. The formal name is South Breakwater Inner Light Tower formerly...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Duluth hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • A laker prepares to leave the harbor through the Ship Canal in this view of downtown Duluth, Canal Park and Minnesota Point from the hillside. In the center right of the image is a rear view of the Duluth Civic Center buildings. In Canal Park on...
    • 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 From the Civic Center, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1974?
    • A band is playing on the steps of the Federal Building in the Civic Center. The Federal Building is at the right, the St. Louis County Courthouse is behind you and a little to the left. Duluth's City Hall is not visible, but is at the far left,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • Skyline Parkway began in 1888 as Terrace Parkway or Rogers Boulevard. It was extended under Mayor Samuel F. Snively. Today, Skyline Parkway Drive stretches about 27 miles. In December 1959 the Duluth City Council and Mayor E. Clifford Bork...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Assessing incline crash damage, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1901-05
    • Men assessing Superior street seventh avenue west incline damage; bystanders behind rope barricade; hillside buildings
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Metro East

    • 1989
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Metro East" contains the northern part of the Metro East bikeways map and a shaded relief image of the Twin Cities metro area. The back side contains the southern part of the Metro East bikeways map...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Northeast

    • 1986
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Northeast" contains: inset maps of Duluth, Cloquet, Hibbing, Virginia, International Falls, and Brainerd; illustrations of the Gunflint Trail Tour Route, Iron Range Tour Route, and Duluth to Two...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/North - Map A

    • 1979
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/North - Map A" contains a "potpourri" article, the map index, a checklist of touring supplies with a diagram of where to put supplies on a bike, and a list of municipal and county parks in the North...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/Northeast - Map D

    • 1979
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/Northeast - Map D" contains: a "potpourri" article; the map index; a checklist of touring supplies with a diagram of where to put supplies on a bike; a list of municipal and county parks in the Northeast...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map A - Metro North

    • 1984
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map A - Metro North" contains the map index, a list of county and municipal parks, an illustrated article about parkland flora and fauna, a "potpourri" article, and an illustration of the Shaw-Hammons...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/South - Map H

    • 1979
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Metro/South - Map H" contains: a "potpourri" article; the map index; a checklist of touring supplies with a diagram of where to put supplies on a bike; a list of municipal and county parks in the South Metro;...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map H - Metro South

    • 1984
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map H - Metro South" contains the map index, a list of county and municipal parks, bicycling safety tips, and a "potpourri" article with illustrations of the Bailiff House in Bloomington and the...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map B - Metro Northwest

    • 1984
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map B - Metro Northwest" contains the map index, a list of county and municipal parks, a "potpourri" article with illustrations of the Old North School and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Plymouth;...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 11 - Northeast Minnesota, Ely and Boundary Waters Area

    • 1981
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 11 Northeast Minnesota" contains: a map index; a list of county, municipal, and state parks, national and state forests, and state rest areas covered in the map; a "potpourri" article; an inset map of...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map E - Metro Southwest

    • 1984
    • The front side of "Explore Minnesota Bikeways: Map E - Metro Southwest" contains the map index a list of county and municipal parks bicycling safety tips and a "potpourri" article with illustrations of the Chanhassen Town Hall and Trinity...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library

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