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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. This is a view looking west from Second Avenue West and Superior Street. Gassers grocery and meats is at 209 West Superior Street. The New Lyric Theater's marquee is visible advertising a Jackie Cooper film. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

View of downtown Duluth looking east from Fourth Avenue West. These are the businesses and buildings on the south side of Superior Street. In sequence from the right are St. Louis Hotel 318-322 West Superior Street, the Torrey office building 314 West Superior Street, Memorial or Moore office building 312 West Superior Street, Alworth office building 306-308 West Superior Street, Lonsdale office building 300 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Construction of Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's Union Depot at Fifth Avenue West and Michigan Street still stands as a rehabilitated and reused historic building called St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center. Here it is under construction in 1891. In 1890 the Northern Pacific and the St. Paul and Duluth railway officials jointly authorized construction of the Union Depot. It served seven railroads. It was designed by the firm of Peabody and Stearns and cost $615,000. It opened March 1, 1892. The original train shed was razed in 1924. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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