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Aerial view of Duluth Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of U. S. Steel's steel plant in the Duluth neighborhood called Morgan Park. Construction of the plant was announced in 1907. It opened in 1915, and closed in phases in the early 1970s. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Diamond Tool and Horseshoe Company, Duluth, Minnesota

This local business at 4702 Grand Avenue began as Diamond Calk Horse Shoe in 1907 by Otto Swanstrom the inventor of the "diamond calks" in 1900. The plant was sold in the 1980s. In 1994, the last workers vacated. The building was razed in 1996. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Moving a house, Duluth, Minnesota

A house being moved is at Fifty-eighth Avenue West and Grand Avenue. The overhead wires have stopped the move. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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