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Red Cliff lumber company sawmill was located at 512 39th Avenue West from 1902-1913. A rollway is an artificially inclined surface used by lumberjacks to slide logs into a waterway for transport.

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

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  1. Lori Wyman March 10, 2022 at - Reply

    Was there ever any deaths here. My great grandfather worked here around 1905-1910. I found him in Duluth city directory but then he just disappeared. No paper trail has been left and this picture is so cool I can imagine working in this field and wondering what he did here.

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