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    • 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
    • View of Zumbro River during the 1908 flood, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The Zumbro River flooded a residential section of the city in this photo taken from the brewery. The area in the background would later become Soldiers Field Park. After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Winona & Western Railway depot, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • The Winona & Western Railway depot was located on the south side of College Street (now 4th Street SW) by the Zumbro River. The photo was taken on the west bank of the Zumbro River, looking east. The Chicago Great Western Railroad bought the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Zumbro River flooding Mayo Park during the 1908 flood, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river overflowed its banks in Rochester early on the morning of early on June 26, 1908. The river rose at a rapid rate (four feet in 20 minutes) and did extensive damage to...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The water is flowing rapidly under the College Street bridge during the flood of 1908. The businesses on College Street that are visible in the photo are (left to right): Riverside Livery (McConnell and Conway); furniture store of Cliff E....
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The rising water drowned out the fires at the Water Works, shutting down the pumps. All the manufacturing plants including the city light and power house were shut down due to lack of water. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early...
    • 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

    • 1918-06-08
    • 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

    • 1918-06-02
    • 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

    • 1918-07-01
    • 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

    • 1919-01-22
    • 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
    • Oronoco Bridge, Oronoco, Minnesota

    • 1877 - 1917
    • The banks of the Zumbro River are spanned by a bridge at Oronoco. This bridge, built about 1876, was the second bridge at this location and was later replaced by a concrete bridge in 1918.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • College Street bridge during the 1908 flood, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • Spectators are watching the raging flood waters from the College (4th Street) Street bridge. The Chicago Great Western Railroad bridge is also visible After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river overflowed its...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Mayo Park, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • The East Center Street Bridge is visible in the background as well as the dirt road in Mayo Park along the Zumbro River.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Mill and Dam, Oronoco, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1899
    • The dam, mill and cooper shop are located at the joining of the South Middle Branch and the North Middle Branch of the Zumbro River. This was the second mill, built after the first mill was destroyed by a fire in 1879. The mill was built by A. D....
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Zumbro River, near Zumbrota, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1929
    • The Zumbro River, located near Zumbrota, Minnesota. This image is by Arthur Adams, Minneapolis high school teacher, local historian, and photographer. Adams traveled throughout Minnesota, taking photographs to augment his lectures. His studio was...
    • Hennepin History Museum
    • Map of Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1858?
    • This lithograph of the Rochester map drawn by P.P. Condit, Civil Engineer and Surveyor, shows the platted sections of the city with blocks, lots and streets and some business ads. The businesses listed are: John W, Remine, Attorney at Law; Stevens...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Oronoco Bridge, Oronoco, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • A car is driving across the concrete bridge (built in 1918) at Oronoco. Several men appear to be fishing in the river under the bridge. The photo is taken from below the site of the present dam, looking west. The dam gave way in 1924 and there...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Standard Atlas of Olmsted County Minnesota

    • 1896
    • A Plat Book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, Map of the State, United States and World, Farmers Directory, Reference Business Directory and Departments devoted to general information. Analysis of the System of US Land Surveys,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Highways, March 1952

    • 1952-03
    • This issue talks about the 1952 highway map and water damage to Minnesota roads. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Standard Atlas of Wabasha County, Minnesota

    • 1896
    • Standard atlas of Wabasha County, Minnesota, including a plat book of the villages, cities, and townships of the county; also includes directory of residents.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, John R. Borchert Map Library
    • View from College Street bridge during the 1908 flood, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • Spectators are seen watching the flood waters from the College (4th Street) Street bridge. The Riverside Livery is visible on the right. After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river overflowed its banks in...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Plat Book of Goodhue County, Minnesota

    • 1921?
    • Plat book of Goodhue County, Minnesota; containing an outline map of the county and plats of all townships showing location of roads, schools, churches, railroads, streams, etc.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, John R. Borchert Map Library
    • Minnesota Highways, June 1970

    • 1970-06
    • This issue covers the Willmar Wildlife Area, flooding of the Zumbro river, and an historic bench mark. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, May 1962

    • 1962-05
    • This issue covers research on road strength, the department art and hobby show, and preparations for the state traffic safety inventory. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Plat Book of Goodhue County, Minnesota

    • 1921?
    • Plat book of Goodhue County, Minnesota; containing an outline map of the county and plats of all townships showing location of roads, schools, churches, railroads, streams, etc.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, John R. Borchert Map Library
    • Plat Book of Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1878
    • This plat book was drawn from actual surveys and county records and includes Olmsted County, the individual townships, cities, towns, a patron's directory and a table of distances for the county. Township maps show the property owners, location of...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society

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