A view of the first railroad bridge across the Minnesota River at St. Peter. It served the Winona and St. Peter Railroad. This wooden bridge was located between Kasota and the St. Peter State Hospital. The image is a reproduction made from an earlier photograph.
The Como was one of the streetcar steamboats on Lake Minnetonka. Message says the writer took the Como from the hotel to the island, and that the fishing is so good in this lake that it is not unusual to catch 100 pounds of bass in three hours, postmarked and dated 1907.
Postcard showing the railroad yards of Belle Plaine looking west. The White Lily Flour Mill and grain elevator visible as well as the depot with box cars pulled up to it. Left corner missing due to the removal of the postage stamp. Postcard addressed to Mr. Mat Deusterman, Jordan.
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad Bridge. The Black Bridge spans the Des Moines River and was located west of Jackson, Minnesota. The bridge was built in 1900 to replace the original wood bridge.
The Great Northern Railroad Depot was built in 1902 with bricks from the Brickton Brickyard. It is on the National Register of Historic Places, and it is the home of the Mille Lacs County Historical Society.