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    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927?
    • Familiar Leif Erikson Park began as Lakeshore or Lake Shore Park. The stone towers and the stage between them are under construction. F. Rodney Paine was the Duluth Park Superintendent beginning in 1926. He had a master's degree in forestry from...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Replica Boat in Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • Leif Erikson Park is the site of the half-size replica of the Leif Erikson boat the "Norwegian Vikings" sailed to America in 997 A. D. The boat was donated to the city of Duluth by Enger and Olson, Inc. (furniture store owned by Bert Enger of Enger...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • American Scenery; 750 Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1875 - 1890
    • View of Minnehaha Falls, two persons in what appears to be Native American dress are standing separately by the falls; image is invoking the "Song of Hiawatha" poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; trees and plants are quite bare of leaves.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Annual Report: Recreation Department of the Board of Park Commissioners, 1921.

    • 1922-01-01
    • Annual report of the Recreation Department activities conducted by the Minneapolis Park Board in 1921. Includes statistical and financial data covering the supervised playground season, horseshoe, outdoor winter sports, organized sports (baseball,...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Annual Report: Recreation Department of the Board of Park Commissioners, 1922

    • 1923-01-01
    • Annual report of the Recreation Department activities conducted by the Minneapolis Park Board in 1922. Includes statistical and financial data covering the supervised playground season, horseshoe, outdoor winter sports, organized sports (baseball,...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Bandstand in Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1949
    • This image shows the bandstand that was located in Minnesota Square Park in St. Peter. This structure was eventually replaced with a pavilion. This postcard negative, marked 449, has been converted to a digital positive image.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Bardon's Peak with F. Rodney Paine Standing in Snow, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • F. Rodney Paine stands in the snow covered road. Located in the southwestern city limits of Duluth, Bardon's Peak is about a mile west of Morgan Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, a View to Morgan Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Bardon's Peak was named for James Bardon of Superior, Wisconsin. Morgan Park is a neighborhood of western Duluth.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Road construction is underway near Bardon's Peak. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Road construction is underway near Bardon's Peak. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Segments of the skyline boulevard drive is being constructed. This is near the edge of the road with grand views. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Road construction is underway near Bardon's Peak. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Workers are constructing a stone retaining wall. The power source being used is movable. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Road construction underway near Bardon's Peak. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Shelter, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • This shelter sits on a rock outcrop on Skyline Drive from which you can see miles. A car is parked on Skyline Drive.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard Shelter, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928
    • The shelter provides a stopping place from which to view the river and city from Skyline Drive.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • F. Rodney Paine (1889-1968), parks department superintendent, is taking the measure of a tree.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • The sign in this view of Bardon's Peak says "Snively Park." This is a winter view.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Here is a great view from Skyline Drive to the St. Louis River. Two guard stones are at the far right.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • This is a view of the St. Louis River from Bardon's Peak in winter.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • One of the grand views from Skyline Parkway. Duluth's official map puts Bardon's Peak on West Skyline Parkway, which was designated as a scenic byway in 1998, located within the boundaries of the Smithville neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • This is a view of the U.S. Steel plant and Morgan Park from Bardon's Peak.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • Here is another great view from Bardon's Peak with grass and trees.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1931
    • Four women are looking at the view of Duluth from a new bluestone retaining wall.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak, View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1931
    • This is a view of western Duluth and the St. Louis River.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Bardon's Peak. Boulevard View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927
    • F. Rodney Paine (1889-1968), parks department superintendent, is visible with snowshoes on his back enjoying the view.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Beauty Spots of Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1913?
    • The beauty spots of Mankato include: Lincoln Park, Lovers Lane, Sibley Park Deer, Grand Stand and Sibley Park Entrance.
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Big Island Park grove of trees, Excelsior, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • Visitors enjoy the shade in a grove of trees at Big Island Park, color added. Card is addressed to Hoke Smith, United States Senate, Washington, D.C., postmarked 1913. Message reads: Lithography is the working man's art. Don’t destroy American Art!...
    • Westonka Historical Society
    • Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1931-05-30
    • Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with Northwest Airline heads, the Duluth mayor, and committeemen. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. A police motorcycle escort accompanied the mail truck.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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