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Central Hillside; downtown; Duluth Skyride; Seventh Avenue West incline railway; tracks; view up Seventh Avenue West in downtown Duluth; brick row house; apartment buildings; power lines; people; houses; trees; stairs; sidewalk; pedestrians; summer; the incline was put into service late in 1891 to connect Superior Street streetcar lines with a line running a short distance from the hilltop into Duluth Heights; the original cars were large enough to hold four teams of horses with wagons as well as large groups of people; in 1911 two news cars were installed under control of an operator at the top of the hill; a conductor opened and closed the doors and collected fares; its last run was Labor Day 1939

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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