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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway pellet stacker, storage yard and dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system beside Dock 6 in Duluth, MN. Limestone and pellet stockpiles, maintenance area and reclaimer are seen. Loaded ore cars are on top of Dock 6. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system beside Dock 6 in Duluth, MN. Half of the yard is being used for pellet storage and the other half is for limestone storage. Ice covers the harbor waters. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Two Harbors pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system in Two Harbors, MN. An ore boat (Wilfred Sykes?) can be seen loading at Dock 2 in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Two Harbors pellet stacker, storage yard and docks, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system in Two Harbors, MN. An ore boat (Wilfred Sykes?) can be seen loading at Dock 2 and part of the town of Two Harbors in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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 [...]

Aerial Lift Bridge: View of the harbor from downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the Duluth harbor from just east and behind Hotel Duluth in downtown. You are looking across Superior Street down Lake Avenue. You move along Lake Avenue to approach and cross the bridge. Hotel Duluth is at the far right of the photograph. The lift span is down. Grandma's Restaurant (opened in 1976) is at the base of the north tower of the bridge and the Corps of Engineers Building is to the left of the restaurant. The blue building, a flag is to its left, and the facility stretching out from it is the U.S. Army Corps of [...]

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