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    • St. Peter Power House, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1888 - 1909
    • This photograph shows the St. Peter Power House, which contained two dynamos to provide electricity, and wells and pumps to provide water to the city. The building, which was built in 1888, was located on a hillside slightly south of the eastern...
    • Nicollet 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
    • Telephone switchboard, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • Telephone switchboard in Mankato in 1899, picturing Kitty Corroll, Sybil Jewison, Mrs. Mason Hynson, Mr. Kellogg (contractor), and Mr. C. K. Willard (first manager), with note saying, "First switchboard installed in 1899."
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Linemen on a power pole, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899?
    • Two St. Peter linemen working with the electrical connections on a power pole in front of the Strehlow Hotel at 216 and 218 Nassau Street in St. Peter. The neighboring Walter Cigar Factory was at 212 Nassau Street. It was owned by John Walter,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sewer installation in Mountain Lake, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Sewer tiles lined up for installation with long boards laying in front of and behind. Large steam engine is working to dig the trench.
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • City Waterworks, Villard, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Exterior view of the Villard waterworks with garage, hose reels and eight men standing in front of the building.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Power House in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The Power House was constructed in 1888 southwest of the mill pond in St. Peter, Minnesota, and was demolished in 1987. The building contained a well 45 feet deep and pumps to move water to a standpipe above the city. For several years, two...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter Power House, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1907
    • This postcard shows a view of the St. Peter Power House, which was located west of the Mill Pond, on the south side of Nassau Street. The facility was constructed in 1888 to generate electricity for the city. It was demolished nearly one hundred...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter Power House, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1910
    • This image was made from a glass plate negative. It shows a view of the St. Peter Power House, which was located south of Nassau Street and west of the Mill Pond. Dynamos in the building were used to produce electricity.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • City Water and Light, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • West Duluth office and shop, Duluth City Water and Light; brick building, art deco details, 57th and Grand Avenue
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Great Northern Power Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1916?
    • Sub-station and oil house, Great Northern Power Company, 1424 West Superior Street
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Putting in sewer in Detroit, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • Putting in the sewer in Detroit, Minnesota (became Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, in 1926). Ed Mickelson, wearing a cap, stands in the background.
    • Becker County Historical Society
    • Zumbro River, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1917-06-12
    • Construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in this area of the Zumbro River in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1917-11-18
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. The railroad...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1917-11-19
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Some of the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1917-12-17
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. The spillway is...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1917-12-17
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Two men can be...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-06-02
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking west...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-06-02
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. The rock...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-06-02
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Men are working...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-06-08
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking east...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-07-01
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking toward...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1918-08-30
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking toward...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919 - 1920
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking from the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-01-22
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. The power house...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-01-22
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Men are seen...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-03-27
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking toward...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-03-27
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Three men are...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-05-10
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking west,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-05-10
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking toward...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1919-06-08
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking toward...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1920-01-03
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Looking upstream,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Zumbro Power Dam, Zumbro Township, Minnesota

    • 1920-03-17
    • The construction of the Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Power Plant dam began in 1917. The structure was designed by noted hydroelectric engineer, Hugh Lincoln Cooper. The dam, completed in 1919, is owned by Rochester Public Utilities. Lake Zumbro,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Annual Report Northern States Power Company for the Year Ended December 31, 1919

    • 1920-04-27
    • Report has the report of the treasurer with all of the company's financial information. Also included is power generation statistics for the various geographical divisions managed by NSP. The Minneapolis Division was supplied by 4 hydroelectric...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Northern States Power Company Report for the Year Ended December 31, 1920

    • 1921-04-09
    • Annual report of financials and list of power plants owned by NSP. The cost of coal in 1920 absorbed 24.07% of gross earnings. To offset this postwar inflation, NSP raised gas and electric rates. Preliminary work began on an additional 25,000...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Municipal Power Plant, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1921?
    • Municipal Power Plant building; vehicles; brick
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northern States Power Company Report for the Year Ended December 31, 1922

    • 1923-04-09
    • Annual report of financials and list of power plants owned by NSP. Due to the high cost of steam and gas coal, fuel charges absorbed about 21% of gross earnings. Development of a water power plant on the St. Croix River was underway. A ten year...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Minnesota Power and Light Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924?
    • Minnesota Power's building at 30 west Superior Street. Lams and lights are featured in the window display. The company is an operating public utility engaged in generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • First city well in Sibley Park, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1935
    • First city well in Sibley Park, Mankato, Minnesota, with eight men. Note on back of the image reads, "Vern Lundin--Free Press; Al M. Kircher--city engineer; C K Moyer--Mayor; Otto Brockmeyer--councilman; John Solfer--Mankato Electric; Geo. G....
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society

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