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    • Bird's eye view, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1879
    • Stereoview to the northwest from the top of Brun's and Finkle's Elevator A at Front Street and 6th Street North. View shows wood frame businesses along the north side of Front Street between 5th and 3rd Streets. City Park on the southwest corner of...
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • View of coal docks looking east, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888?
    • View of Northwest Fuel Company coal docks looking east to Northern Pacific Freight Depot and Minnesota Point; see also 168.1
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of Northwest Fuel Company coal docks, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888?
    • View of Northwest Fuel Company coal docks at foot of fifth avenue west looking east; view of hillside and houses on hillside; see 220.1
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of waterfront and Fifth Avenue west, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889
    • Narrow view of waterfront and fifth avenue west businesses; CSPM and O passenger depot; Minnesota Home; laundry drying on lines; NW Fuel Co; W C Sargent
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Torrey Building entrance, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894
    • Torrey building entrance at third avenue west and Superior street; brownstone by Traphagen and Fitzpatrick built in 1892; stone carving; Hotel St. Louis; business signs; Miller's Cafeteria; Carnegie Coal Dock and Fuel Company;
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Shiller Hubbard Company Cigar shop after a fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894?
    • Ice covered remains of burned Schiller Hubbard Company wholesale and retail tobacco cigar store at 404 west Superior street; Fargusson building; signs for where all building tenants moved to; Schiller to 132 west Michigan street; G. E. Lovett;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Winter scene of W. H. Dodge lumber yard, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1900
    • This winter scene shows a man, riding in a sleigh pulled by a horse, on the street in front of the W. H. . Dodge lumber yard. The business was started in 1869 by W. H. Dodge. His son, Elam Dodge, joined the firm in 1907 and the name was changed to...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Upper dam, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1899-12-13
    • View of the Upper Dam, Union Depot, Hennepin Avenue Bridge, and the Minneapolis skyline.
    • Hennepin History Museum
    • Exterior view of W. H. Dodge lumber yard, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The W. H. Dodge lumber yard was located at 3rd and Main Street. This exterior view shows the front entrance. The business was started in 1869 by W. H. Dodge. His son, Elam Dodge, joined the firm in 1907 and the name was changed to Dodge Lumber...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Exterior view of W. H. Dodge Lumber Yard, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The W H Dodge Lumber Yard was located at 24 South Main (now 1st Avenue SW) in Rochester. The business, originally known as W H Dodge, General Dealer in Lumber, was started in 1869 by W H Dodge. His son, Elam, joined the firm in 1907 and the name...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 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
    • Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • This is the West Duluth plant of the Zenith Furnace Company. West Duluth is a neighborhood of Duluth. Captain August B. Wolvin bought the aging blast furnace at this Fifty-seventh Avenue West location, modernized it and organized Zenith Furnace...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Dodge Lumber and Fuel Company loading facility, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • Teams of horses with wagons wait for a delivery load at the Dodge Lumber and & Fuel Company loading facility. The business, originally known as W. H. Dodge, General Dealer in Lumber, was started in 1869 by W. H. Dodge. His son, Elam Dodge, joined...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Northwestern Fuel Company Office, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • The sculpted details are at the entrance of the Palladio building in downtown Duluth at the corner of Fourth Avenue West and Superior Street. Northwestern Fuel sold coal, coke, and wood from their office at 403 West Superior Street. The 1889...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Little Giant tractor delivered August 8, 1914, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Man driving tractor with sign, "Little Giant' Oil Tractor sold to E. T. Winship, Owatonna, Minn. Weighs less, burns less fuel, pulls more, travels faster than any other. M'f'd by Mayer Bros. Co. Mankato, MN."
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Duluth harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Duluth harbor, aerial bridge, ore boat, CSPM&O freight station, slips, Northwestern Fuel Company, Minnesota Point
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Farm, St. Louis County, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • unidentified farm; houses; barns; fences; woodpiles; fuel wood
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • The Booster Book: West Duluth in 1916

    • 1916
    • This book provides a history of West Duluth before 1916 and a detailed look at business and industry active in West Duluth at that time. It includes many photographs and brief biographies of early settlers and photographs of homes, buildings, and...
    • Duluth Public Library
    • Zenith Furnace, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917 - 1920
    • Zenith Furnace Company opened in 1902. This complex eventually included a blast furnace, a coal dock, and sixty-five coke ovens located on eighty acres of land along St. Louis Bay. The company produced pig iron, was active in the wholesale coal...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northwestern Fuel Company car card, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Streetcar interior advertisement for Scranton Coal available for purchase at Northwestern Fuel Company in Duluth, Minnesota at 403 West Superior Street. "Northwestern Fuel Co's Scranton 'The Coal That's All Coal' Prompt Delivery."
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • unidentified fire; North Western Fuel Company; Stone Ordean Wells Stable; railroad tracks; railroad ties; laborers
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northwestern Fuel Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1922?
    • This retail coal company also dealt in the manufacture of coke, and pig iron. The company had a Duluth presence from 1882 through the 1950s.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • F. M. Searles and family, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • Prominent local businessman Franklin M. Searles, owner of F. M. Searles Lumber, a firm that also served as the Post Office, fuel store, and feed store in New Brighton. Pictured, far right, with children Monna, DeWitt, Isola, Coy, and wife Sadie...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • 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
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Great Eastern Garage, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • West Duluth Great Eastern Garage; Storage and Repair; 210 Central Avenue North; Drake Fuel Company coal coke draying; 214 Central Avenue; 216 Central Avenue Dominic Blotti auto repair; building; Great Eastern Hall; tires; Valvoline; Simonize; brick...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Ore Docks, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1936?
    • West Duluth; Iron Ore Docks; Duluth Municipal Stadium that would be renamed Wade Stadium; harbor; houses; baseball diamond; cars; Berwind Fuel Company at South Fiftieth Avenue West and NP Railway tracks; ore carriers; ore boats; iron ore docks;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Peoples Coal and Ice Company fire, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1950
    • A fire destroyed the Peoples Coal and Ice Company, which had operated since the turn of the century. The ice was stored in well-insulated ice houses and covered with sawdust, which helped to insulate the ice and keep the blocks from sticking...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Minnesota Highways, December 1952

    • 1952-12
    • This issue covers winter driving and vehicle and fuel taxes. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore Boat Entering Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1952?
    • A Pittsburgh Steamship Division vessel is just about to move under the lift span of the bridge. If the crew looks toward the hillside it will see Minnesota Slip, Industrial Slip, remnants of the North Western Fuel Company coal dock, Northern...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Downtown Duluth and Harbor from the Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • View of Downtown Duluth from Fourth Avenue West including the Duluth Harbor, Aerial Lift Bridge, Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior. Duluth City Hall and the St. Louis County Courthouse and jail are visible in the center right. Just below the Lift...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Third Street, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961?
    • West Duluth Street; View of Sixty-third Avenue and Grand; 1957 Dodge car; Frank's coffee shop; sacked coal; corner Mattson Feed and Fuel; trees; summer
    • 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
    • Minnesota Highways, March 1974

    • 1974-03
    • This issue covers a cost improvement program, fuel economy, and Minnesota's trunk highway system. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Hold That Line, September 2, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-09-02
    • The September 2, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on the GASP business meeting, a feature article on health effects of electricity, toppling an eighth tower, update of court cases, SLAM activities, alcohol fuel production and other news from...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Northern States Power Company Report for the Year Ended December 31,1921

    • 4/13/1922
    • Annual report of financials and list of power plants owned by NSP. High fuel prices continued through the middle of the year and water conditions at the hydro-electric plants were below average, but expected to improve during the coming year.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume III, Number 40

    • 1915-02-27
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 13

    • 1916-08-19
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 28

    • 1916-12-02
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 32

    • 1916-12-30
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center

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