Category: 1990’s

Aerial Lift Bridge: Sea Smoke on Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the rising sea smoke at sunrise. Sea smoke is a cloud over the sea, which could otherwise be called fog, and is usually formed when very cold air moves over warmer water. We see this phenomena all the time when watching Lake Superior. Photographers capture it with delight. The Blatnik or High Bridge is in the distance behind the Aerial Bridge. It is also known as the Duluth-Superior High Bridge or Blatnik High Bridge or Interstate Bridge. Efforts to secure a toll-free bridge between Duluth and Superior started as early as the 1930s. Other unsuccessful attempts were made [...]

Aerial Lift Bridge: Superior Street businesses, Duluth, Minnesota

The Bergetta Moe Bakery, 716 East Superior Street, built about 1875, has evolved over the years. Here it has green striped awnings and is the Superior Lake Gifts shop. Earlier, from about 1970 to 1989, this building held the contemporary design store called the October House. In the lower level was Martin Gould's, the owner's, architectural office. Joyce and Martin Gould also owned the brick and stone building next door. Gould made the lower level into a tiny apartment. The frame building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in June 1976. In about 1989 Martin and Joyce [...]

Portrait of John Fedo, Mayor 1979-1992, Duluth, Minnesota

John Fedo, born in 1950, was one of Duluth's most active mayors. Elected in 1979, Fedo helped revitalize the lakefront, increased Duluth tourism, and launched a number of skywalk extensions, park renovations, and freeway expansions. In 1988 he was indicted on 23 charges of various financial crimes, but that didn't stop him from being remembered as one of Duluth's best mayors. He married twice and had four children with each woman. Fedo served until 1992, after which he became city administrator of Hibbing, MN. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library

Representative Ben Boo, 1991-1992 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1984-1992 (District 8B). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10069 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Representative Mike Jaros, 1991-1992 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1973-1980 (District 7B); House 1985-2008 (District 7B). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10276 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Representative Willard M. Munger, Minnesota Legislature, 1991-1992 Legislative Session

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: H 1955-64 (59); H 1967-72 (59B); H 1973-99 (7A). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10443 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Senator James Gustafson, Minnesota Legislature, 1991-1992 Legislative Session

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: Senate 1985-92 (District 8). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10224 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Senator Sam George Solon, Minnesota Legislature, 1991-1992 Legislative Session

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1971-72 (District 60); Senate 1973-2001 (District 7). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10627 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

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