Tag: Horses

Sleigh rides, Duluth, Minnesota

Large sleds and sleighs were constructed in Duluth. One company was the McMartin's Carriage Works. Groups and organizations hired sleighs for outings like this unidentified group stopped in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse at Fifth Avenue West and First Street. The man next to the driver is holding a trumpet. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Moving Sellars Hotel, Duluth, Minnesota

On October 22, 1920 this Hibbing, Minnesota hotel was ready to relocate. A newspaper account on January 5, 1921 informed readers the hotel was a $19,000 loss for the joint owners when it collapsed January 4, 1921. The hotel was being moved from "old" Hibbing to "new" Hibbing and skidded from the moving trucks. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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