Stone Arch Bridge, the milling districts and St. Anthony

Stone Arch Bridge, the milling districts and St. Anthony

Postcard showing Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls, and the milling district, c.1900.

photograph of stone boat

Stone boat

A low-slung "stone boat" is loaded with limestone and ready to be pulled away from a Red Wing quarry, c. 1890.

Strauss figure skate blades

Strauss figure skate blades

Last pair of skate blades made by Strauss Skates, 1981.

Strauss figure skates

Strauss figure skates

Women's figure skates made at Strauss Skates for J.E. Strauss Sr.'s granddaughter.

Strauss racing skates

Strauss racing skates

Men's steel-blade racing skates made by J.E. Strauss, c.1921.

Strauss skate blades

Strauss skate blades

Ice skate blades made by J.E. Strauss, 1887-1900.

Strauss skate blades

Strauss skate blades

Pair of ice skates made by J.E. Strauss at Strauss Skate Shop, 1900-1910.

Strauss Skate Shop, St. Paul

Strauss Skate Shop, St. Paul

Strauss Skate Shop, St. Paul, 1939.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone.

Straws driven into wood, Rochester cyclone. Photo by J. C. Cook, August 21, 1883.

Street scene, 1904

Street scene, 1904

This image shows Frank Wostrel's hardware store, left side of the image, where the first floor exploded during the cyclone, dropping the second level to the ground. Part of the first floor walls can be seen just to the left of the building.

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