Tag: Lakes

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 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

Indian Point Campground, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth Parks Department Indian Point Campground at Indian Point Park at 7500 Pulaski Street near 68th Avenue West or 7408 Grand Avenue today. It is very near the St. Louis River Western Waterfront and Willard Munger Trails. There are 70 camping spots. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Aerial Lift Bridge: Bulk Carrier Under the Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

A bulk carrier enters the harbor under the Lift Bridge as an excursion boat approaches the canal. In the foreground of the image is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vessel Yard, 901 Minnesota Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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

Aerial Lift Bridge: Fog over Aerial Bridge and Arena, Duluth, Minnesota

Fog in the harbor masks Canal Park, leaving the top span of the Lift Bridge visible above the Duluth Arena. In the lower left corner of the picture is the Medical Arts Building, 324-330 West Superior Street. Photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community activist and a physical education teacher at Duluth East High School. She lived on Minnesota Point and was an avid photographer. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view from about Eleventh to Ninth Avenues East from East Superior Street down to London Road and the lake shore. You can see the replica Leif Erikson boat in the park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the mouth of the Lester River as it flows into Lake Superior at 61st Avenue East and highway 61 or London Road. The Lester River Bridge went onto the National Register of historic places September 6, 2002. It is a classic revival stone-faced concrete arch bridge that carries T.H. 61 (London Road/Congdon Blvd.) over the Lester River. The bridge is park of the city parkway system. The building to the right of the bridge is the U. S. Fish Hatchery building also on the National Register. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, [...]

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 [...]

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