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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • Upper dam, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1899-12-13
    • View of the Upper Dam, Union Depot, Hennepin Avenue Bridge, and the Minneapolis skyline.
    • Hennepin History Museum
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson

    • 1978-03-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tollefson was a a farmer in Northfield, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: First knowledge of powerline; petition for powerline. Health and safety. As member of the Citizen's Advisory Committee. Problems with 1973 siting...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ronnie Brooks

    • 1979-08-09
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Brooks was originally from New Jersey. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and did her graduate work in political science at Michigan State. After graduating, she taught at Michigan State and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with David Fjoslien

    • 1978-02-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Fjoslien was a native of Brandon, Minnesota and he owned and operated a farm nearby. He was elected to the state legislature in 1972. He also served on numerous committees including the Environment and Natural Resources...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Kenneth Wald

    • 1978-03-24
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Wald received his master's degree in forestry. Immediately upon obtaining his degree, he began working as a environmental use planner for the State Department of Natural Resources. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background....
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ted V. Lennick

    • 1978-09-12
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lennick was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota. After graduating from high school, he worked for a utility company in the area and then joined the Army where he was a first lieutenant in the artillery. He attended...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Deborah Pick

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Pick was a native of Wisconsin. She moved to Minneapolis in 1975 to attend school and work. While attending school on and off, she taught in special programs for emotionally disturbed children, worked in the theater, and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with John Millhone

    • 1978-04-10
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Millhone received his degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 1950. He was the director of the Iowa Energy Policy Council. In 1975, he was appointed director of the Minnesota Energy Agency. Millhone was...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Olhoft

    • 1977-12-29
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olhoft was a state Senator from Herman, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. The Power Plant Siting Act-reason for creating; problems with act; amendments. Environmental Quality Board-effectiveness of; role of;...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Jost

    • 1979-02-14
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jost was a farmer near Morris in Stevens County. He was vice-president, board of directors of Cooperative Power Association and a member, board of directors of Agralite Cooperative. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. History...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Donald Olson

    • 1978-04-18
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olson earned a degree from the University of Minnesota in international relations. While he was in graduate school, he became involved in the anti-war movement of the 60s. He was a potter and taught pottery in a...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Richard A. Hanson

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hanson was raised on a farm and is a farmer in Pope County. He attended Alexandria Tech School and at the time of the interview was pursuing a degree at the University of Morris. In 1978, Hanson was the manager of Alice...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ed Schrom

    • 1978-02-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Schrom was a native of Albany, Minnesota, where he lived and owned a farm at the time of the interview. In 1970 he was elected to the State Senate. He served on a number of commissions including Agriculture, Natural...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Richard A. Hanson

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hanson was raised on a farm and is a farmer in Pope County. He attended Alexandria Tech School and at the time of the interview was pursuing a degree at the University of Morris. In 1978, Hanson was the manager of Alice...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with C. David Nelson

    • 1977-04-22
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nelson had been a resident of Glenwood, Minnesota since 1964. He became Pope County attorney in 1966. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: How he became involved in powerline issue. Role in hearings. Sheriff Emmons and enforcement of...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wendell Bradley

    • 1978-03-19
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bradley was a professor of physics at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. He was involved in Coalition of Rural Environmental Groups. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background; involvement with Coalition of Rural...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Roger Strand

    • 1978-02-02
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Strand was raised in Cyrus, Minnesota. He was a farmer in Cyrus and was elected to the state Senate in 1976. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Initial involvement with powerline project. Pope County's involvement. Corridor...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ira D. Emmons

    • 1977-04-29
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Emmons was sheriff of Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Police department's first involvement with the powerline controversy; potential conflict with utilities surveying; dealing with confrontations; local people's...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Roger Strand

    • 1978-02-02
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Strand was raised in Cyrus, Minnesota. He was a farmer in Cyrus and was elected to the state Senate in 1976. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Initial involvement with powerline project. Pope County's involvement. Corridor...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Louis Sieling

    • 1977-05-18
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sieling was a farmer from Perham, Minnesota and was director of the Lake Region Cooperative Electrical Association.SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Background of Lake Region Co-op. How co-op expanded service. Assessing...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with James Nelson

    • 1977-05-31
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nelson was born and raised on a farm and at the time of the interview was a farmer in Grant County, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, he earned a undergradute degree in physics at the University of Minnesota...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Alice Tripp

    • 1977-12-06
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tripp was a farmer from Belgrade in Stearns County. She was a protest leader and a candidate for Governor in 1978. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Learning about the powerline project. Involvement in Keep Towers Out, Counties United...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with John R. Stone

    • 1979-02-21
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Stone was the editor of the Pope County Tribune. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Pope County Tribune. Coverage of the powerline controversy. Getting information on issues from the cooperatives and the utilities. Effect of...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Schumacher

    • 1977-05-31
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Schumacher was a farmer in Glenwood, Minnesota. He served as State Representative from District 15a during the 1975-1976 session and served on the Health and Welfare, Higher Education, and Transportation committees. ...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Hervey Richardson

    • 1977-12-07
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Richardson resided in Morris, Minnesota. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Agralite Cooperative board of directors. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Development of telephone cooperatives. Development of Rural Electrification...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Carolyn Koudela

    • 1979-02-21
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Koudela was a farmer from Alexandria, Douglas County. She was president of Save Our Countryside. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Initial involvement with powerline controversy. Background in community involvement. Learning about the...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Harold C. Hagen

    • 1977-06-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hagen was a farmer from Pope County and was president of Counties United for a Rural Environment (CURE). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. How Hagen first learned about the the powerline project. Routing of line. Power...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with James Gelbman

    • 1977-12-08
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Gelbman was the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG) coordinator at the University of Minnesota-Morris campus. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background information on MPIRG. How MPIRG chooses issues to be involved in....
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with George W. Crocker

    • 1979-02-21
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Crocker was from Minneapolis and graduated from Stillwater High School. He attended the University of Minnesota for several years when he became involved in the anti-war movement. He worked as a draft counselor and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Charles Berg

    • 1977-06-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Berg was born and raised in Traverse County. He lived and operated a farm in Chokio, Stevens County. From 1973 through 1976 he served in the State Senate. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background; role in Senate and involvement...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Willard Anderson

    • 1978-01-03
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Anderson was manager for Agralite Cooperative in Benson, Swift County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Role as manager for Agralite Cooperative; function and structure of Agralite as a cooperative; how cooperatives have planned for...
    • Minnesota Historical Society

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