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Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of a segment of Minnesota Point which is locally called Park Point. The far end of The Point (top of the image) is where the park's recreation facilites are located. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park to the harbor entry, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. The baseball fields are visible. The Point does continue on to the Sky Harbor airport whose runway is visible and the natural harbor entry separating Duluth and Superior, Wisconsin. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn [...]

Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Park Point Recreation Area and Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. The Park Point bathhouse or beach house is the large building facing the lake shore with baseball fields behind. The Point does continue on. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

This post card caption says D-117 Foreign Vessel entering Duluth Canal and passing under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. It looks like this is the Dutch vessel Colytto. The lift span is up. The sand beach of Minnesota Point is at the right with waves moving toward it. The neighborhood on Minnesota Point is called Park Point. There are a number of spots along the Point where access to the beach is especially popular, but life guards and a beach house are only at "the end" where you can also [...]

Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore Boat Entering Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

A vessel enters the harbor in this view of the canal with downtown Duluth in the upper portion of the image and Minnesota Point at the bottom left. Fifth Avenue West runs directly from the St. Louis County Courthouse to the waterfront. Both the Soo Line passenger depot and its train sheds and the Union Depot and its train sheds are to the left of Fifth Avenue West. To the right of the Fifth Avenue West overpass is the Arena Auditorium complex that celebrated its grand opening in August 1966. The sand beach of Park Point is in the foreground. [...]

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

You can walk down to the Lake at Leif Erikson Park near downtown Duluth. There are large rocks to sit or stand upon and a rocky shoreline. At all seasons, individuals, families, people and their dogs, spend hours at this spot watching the Lake, wading, watching for boats to enter the harbor, watching for loons on the water. On the right of this shot is the bluestone retaining wall below the Fitger's Brewery whose smokestack and water tower are prominent. Fitger's at 600 East Superior Street closed in 1971, but was remodeled and reopened in 1984 as a 48-room inn, [...]

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