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    • Aerial Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The caption says The Aerial Bridge Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line, cost $100,000 Duluth, Minn. A few more details that are not on this card are that the Aerial Bridge was completed in February, 1905. The Aerial Bridge...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Design for Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1901-02
    • The Claude Turner design for the original Aerial Bridge from 1901. Many companies and designers vied for this project. The bridge was built in 1904-1905. This drawing shows the spires and steel structural detail as well as the concrete footings and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Detail of Car Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal at Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1902-02
    • A side elevation of the car, or gondola, which carried vehicles and people across the canal. The drawing shows: decorative circular metal plate with the word Duluth and floral-like details, wooden wall with windows, open lattice feature. Plan of...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Detail of Car Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1902-02
    • Two detailed drawings of the car, or gondola, which carried vehicles and people across the canal. The drawing shows etched glass, punctured decorative steel plates, electric light fixtures, seats with perforated wood bottoms, maple flooring, glass...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Details of Traveler Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1902-01
    • Detailed drawing of the suspended car, or gondola, and the vertical structure that holds it. This is the element that moves from one side of the bridge to the other above the canal. This transfer car could hold vehicles and people. Normal speed of...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Entrance To Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1906?
    • The post card caption says The Aerial Bridge, Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line. Cost $100,000. This post card illustration is of a view from the Duluth harbor with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building at the left and the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Passenger Vessel North American Outbound, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913-09
    • Passenger steamer North American of the Georgian Bay Line is steaming out of Duluth harbor leaving Duluth. There were many passenger ships and companies used similar names. This vessel had a partner named the South American; both were built in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Strain Diagram, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1903?
    • This drawing identifies wind forces and their effects on the physical structure. Notes are included on this drawing for example: "Stresses in lower sections of tension diagonals equal or smaller than top sections, but same riveting to be used in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Structural Details, End View, Part Side Elevation, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1903?
    • Detailed drawing of four parts of the Aerial Bridge. The end view is a drawing of a tower; part side elevation is of half of the Aerial Bridge with the suspended car transfer. The third drawing is called Section A-A and depicts a tower without the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: William E. Cory leaves Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The Chicago Shipbuilding Company of Chicago, a subsidiary of the American Shipbuilding Company, built the steamer William E. Cory for the Pittsburgh Steamship Company in 1904. The vessel dimensions are 569' X 56' X 31'. She sailed from Chicago on...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial ferry bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • Aerial ferry bridge from near the Corps of Engineers building; gondola over canal Minnesota Point buildings visible
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial ferry bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 4/5/1905
    • Aerial ferry bridge with gondola over canal; concrete piers; light posts; light house on south pier
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917?
    • Aerial Bridge; Canal park businesses; bridge transporter car; gondola; Duluth Canal, Minnesota Point; Duluth harbor.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Aerial Bridge transporter car or gondola; piers; canal; pier street lights
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Aerial Bridge transporter car or gondola; vehicles; laborers
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Aerial Bridge transport car; gondola; canal; piers; lighthouse; people; shipping; Minnesota Point; neighborhood; houses; Lake Avenue south
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Freighter enters the harbor, 
Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1953?
    • View of a lake vessel entering the Duluth harbor under the Aerial Lift Bridge loaded with new cars and trucks. This style of street lamp on the piers was replaced in 1955. During the shipping season the bridge makes about 25 lifts a day. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Diagram of Piccard Balloon pre-flight operations, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1937-07-06
    • The layout of pre-flight operations includes the field plan with field house, fence and track shown. Details include load ring, position of men, hydrogen cylinders, TNT caps, poles, balloons and gondola. The plan was drawn by Paul Campbell.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Dr. Jean Piccard installing a radio in his gondola, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1937-07
    • Dr. Jean Piccard is installing a radio in the Pleiades prior to his historic balloon flight. Dr. Jean Piccard was a University of Minnesota physicist and aeronautical engineer who believed it was possible to ascend into the stratosphere using many...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Dr. Jean Piccard with his gondola Pleiades, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1937-07
    • Professor Jean Piccard is posed by the gondola or basket he would ride in during his historic balloon ascension on July 18, 1935. In the background of this photo taken in Soldiers Field is the Rochester Dairy. Dr. Jean Piccard was a University of...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 10, Issue 3, September 1898

    • 1898-09
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, September 1965

    • 1965-09
    • This issue covers development of new Interstate rest areas, changes to Social Security law, and the opening of a section of Snelling Avenue. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 19, Issue 5, February 1907

    • 1907-02
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, January 1959

    • 1959-01
    • This issue covers the 1958 construction season, the presentation of awards, and an incident in which highway patrol officers helped to save the life of an infant. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 25

    • 1916-11-11
    • 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 IX, Number 37

    • 1921-01-29
    • 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
    • The Mankatonian (Summer School Edition), Volume 1, Issue 5, July 20, 1904

    • 1904-07-20
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume IX, Number 19

    • 1920-09-25
    • 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 IX, Number 13

    • 1920-08-14
    • 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
    • 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
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume X, Number 47

    • 1922-04-08
    • 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 IX, Number 23

    • 1920-10-23
    • 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
    • Scrap Book of Duluth State Normal School 1901 - 1907

    • 1901 - 1907
    • Duluth State Normal School scrapbook covering 1901 - 1907. The scrapbook was compiled by Normal School Librarian Katherine W. Ensign. It includes news clippings, photographic prints, brochures, programs, printed invitations to formal campus events,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
    • The Normalia, 1902-05

    • 1902-05
    • Publication containing journal articles written by St. Cloud State faculty and students, covering a wide variety of topics mostly related to public education, as well as containing about alumni, students, faculty, and campus events related to St....
    • St. Cloud State University Archives
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 13, Issue 9, May 1902

    • 1902-05
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume IV, Number 28

    • 1915-12-04
    • 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 X, Number 26

    • 1921-11-12
    • 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
    • Starting plan for the Pleiades, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • Instructions for groups and individuals assisting with ground crew and balloon inflation for the Dr. Jean Piccard balloon ascension in 1937 are described I this four page document. Details of balloon construction and inflation procedures are given...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society

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