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.

Black and white photograph of a crowd of striking workers assembled during the Street Railway Company strike in St. Paul, 1917.

Street Railway Company strike

A crowd of striking workers assembled during the Street Railway Company strike in St. Paul, 1917.

Street scene, 1904

Street scene

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, 1904. Part of the first floor walls can be seen just to the left of the building.

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