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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

View from a distance up the shore, probably from Leif Erikson park. Harbor facilities are in the distance at both the left and the right. Canal Park is at the right, and Minnesota Point is to the left. The very bright white structures are grain elevators. The Lake can be glassy calm, but it can alter very rapidly. ~ Photo Credit: University...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Elevator Row on Rice's Point and the Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Rice's Point, Duluth harbor, waterfront, canal park and Minnesota Point. Duluth's first elevator, Elevator A, was built by the Union Improvement and Elevator Company in 1870 outside of the harbor proper near what is now the Fitger's complex. Elevator A was destroyed by fire November 27, 1886. Elevators B through E were constructed...
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking west on Michigan Street from Seventh Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View in half light, Duluth, Minnesota

View from the harbor looking toward the Lake with everything in silhouette. The South Breakwater Inner Light Tower is lit. Houses on Minnesota Point are visible at the far right on Minnesota Avenue. The two flags are above the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building (built 1906). To the left is the Paulucci building at 525 South Lake...
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200 Block West Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Cornice and upper floors of Minnesota Surplus store and Mr. Nick's hamburgers, in the old Duluth Herald newspaper building, and Livingston's Big Duluth men's clothing store, on the lower side of West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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200 Block West Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Cornice and upper floors of Minnesota Surplus store and Mr. Nick's hamburgers, in the old Duluth Herald newspaper building, on the lower side of West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View with harbor grain elevators, Duluth, Minnesota

View in spring of the Aerial Bridge with the grain elevators and other harbor industrial and shipping facilities on Rice's Point. Cargill elevators B2 (far left) and B1 (built 1976) are the white structures at the top left. They are reached off of Garfield Avenue unless you approach by water. The Canal Park Marine Museum sits at the foot of the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore boat enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View from the Duluth harbor to the hillside and up the shore. The $283,000 Canal Park Marine Museum's (dark building under the bridge) ground breaking was September 12, 1972, followed by a dedication event September 29, 1973. In 1973, it cost the Army Corps of Engineers $40,000 annually to operate the museum which has always been free to the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the harbor looking at the back of the Paulucci building. The Paulucci building is the common name for the Stone-Ordean-Wells building. It was built at 525 Lake Avenue south in 1915. Stone-Ordean-Wells Company was a wholesale grocery firm. Their in-house, monthly magazine, begun in 1910, was titled Ginger. Nokomis, Hiawatha, and Blue...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Lake Superior with lighthouses, Duluth, Minnesota

View from out in the Lake beyond the canal toward the canal's piers, lighthouses or light structures. There are small pleasure craft in Lake Superior. The South Pier is at the left, the North Pier is at the right. People are watching from the piers. The Paulucci building is at the right in the background. This may or may not be a foggy...
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Jim Eisenreich scores during a St. Cloud State University baseball game against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Jim Eisenreich played Major League Baseball from 1982-1984 and 1987-1998 for the Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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1981
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Razing the Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minnesota

View from West Michgan Street of the rubble that was the Glass Block store at 128 West Superior Street. The four floor retail giant in downtown Duluth had dozens of departments. It was located at this location from 1893. The store opened in 1887 at Panton and Watson. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Bud's Clothing Store, Duluth, Minnesota'

Lower side of West Superior Street of signs for downtown businesses Ace Hardware 212 West Superior Street, Jensens Shoes at 208 West Superior Street with the Endion Station Art Gallery above and Bud's Clothing at 206 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Razing the Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minnesota

View from Second Avenue West of the rubble that was the Glass Block store at 128 West Superior Street. The four floor retail giant in downtown Duluth had dozens of departments. It was located at this location from 1893. The store opened in 1887 at Panton and Watson. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Razing the Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east from West Superior Street of the rubble that was the Glass Block store at 128 West Superior Street. The four floor retail giant in downtown Duluth had dozens of departments. It was located at this location from 1893. The store opened in 1887 at Panton and Watson. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Representative Arlene Ione Lehto, 1981-1982 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1977-1982 (District 8A). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10365 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Ben E. Gustafson, 1981-1982 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1981-1984 (District 7B). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10223 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Thomas R. Berkelman, 1981-1982 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1977-1983 (District 8B). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10050 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Willard M. Munger, Minnesota Legislature, 1981-1982 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
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Senator James E. Ulland, Minnesota Legislature, 1981-1982 Legislative Session

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1969-72 (District 61A); House 1973-76 (District 8B); Senate 1977-84 (District 8). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10676 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Senator James E. Ulland, Minnesota Legislature, 1981-1982 Legislative Session

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1969-72 (District 61A); House 1973-76 (District 8B); Senate 1977-84 (District 8). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10676 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Senator Sam George Solon, Minnesota Legislature, 1981-1982 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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1982
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Canal Park and Business District, Duluth, Minnesota

This aerial view is one of many taken by Wayne Gatlin. Canal Park (under the jet) is in its transformative stage moving from a light industrial site to a tourist destination. Grandma's Saloon and Grill has its striped canvas tent up with the ice cream railroad car in place. The double-decker red bus is at the intersection of Morse and South...
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1983
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Thousand foot ore boat "Columbia Star" loading pellets at the ore dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the Columbia Star loading pellets at the D.M. & I.R. Dock 6 in Duluth, Minnesota. Pellet storage yard is in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Trolley Cafe, Cromwell, Minnesota

Exterior view of The Trolley Cafe created from two former Duluth streetcars. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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1984
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St. Cloud State University volleyball team plays against the University of Minnesota-Duluth at match held at Halenbeck Hall, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University volleyball team plays against the University of Minnesota-Duluth at match held at Halenbeck Hall. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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St. Cloud State University volleyball players Dorene DeChanie and Kim Thiesfeld block a shot against the University of Minnesota-Duluth during a match at Halenbeck Hall, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University volleyball players Dorene DeChanie and Kim Thiesfeld block a shot against the University of Minnesota-Duluth during a match at Halenbeck Hall ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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1985
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Waterfront, Duluth, Minnesota

The area west of the Arena Auditorium occupied here by hundreds of parked RVs will be developed into Bay Front Park. In the summer of 1983, an Airstream rally occupied all of the Arena Auditorium parking lot and the area seen here taken by RVs. The dark rectangular building near the stern of the ore boat is the Flame Restaurant building. The...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was Nov. 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which had...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was Nov. 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which had...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was Nov. 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which had...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was Nov. 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which had...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was November 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which...
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"Socrates" grounded on Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the saltie vessel Socrates grounded on Minnesota Point on November 18 and 19, 1985. Ships run aground every day, but not in our own back yard. The exception was Nov. 18, 1985, when a fall gale drove the 584-foot Socrates within 50 feet of a Park Point beach shoreline. It was a soft landing for the Liberian-registered freighter, which had...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway business car "Northland" at Duluth, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. business car "Northland" at Duluth, Minnesota. Viewed from the platform end. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway business car "Northland" at Duluth, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. Business car "Northland" at Duluth, Minnesota. Viewed from the front end, coupled. Enger tower is in the far background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway empty pellet train, Spirit Mountain, Minnesota

A D.M. & I.R. empty pellet train returning from Duluth to Proctor on the curve at Spirit Mountain, Minnesota. Pulled by diesel locomotives #191, 171 & 184. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Senator Sam George Solon, Minnesota Legislature, 1985-1986 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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1986
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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...
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