Miniature train at Wonderland Amusement Park, Minneapolis.

Miniature train at Wonderland Amusement Park, Minneapolis.

A miniature train ride for children at Wonderland, c. 1906.

Black and white photograph of the boomtown of Merritt that sprang up near the Biwabik Mine, 1892.

Mining townsite one mile east of Biwabik, Merritt

The boom town of Merritt (not named by the Merritts) that sprang up near the Biwabik Mine, 1892.

Minneapolis Board of Health member giving vaccinations

Minneapolis Board of Health member giving vaccinations

Minneapolis Board of Health member giving vaccinations, 1904. Vaccinations were often supplied to local health boards by the State Board of Health.

Photograph of Minneapolis firefighters trying to move a Hennepin County Morgue truck after being iced in during a January 3, 1940 fire at the Marlborough Apartment Hotel

Minneapolis firefighters try to move a Hennepin County Morgue truck after being iced in during a Jan. 3 fire at the Marlborough Apartment Hotel

Minneapolis firefighters try to move a Hennepin County Morgue truck after being iced in during a January 3, 1940 fire at the Marlborough Apartment Hotel.

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition medal (back)

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition medal (back)

Medal commemorating the 1887 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition, showing the Exposition Building (back).

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition medal (front)

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition medal (front)

Medal commemorating the 1887 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition, showing the Exposition Building (front).

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition ribbon

Minneapolis Industrial Exposition ribbon

Woven silk ribbon featuring the Exposition Building, 1886.

Minneapolis sewer system under construction.

Minneapolis sewer system under construction.

Workers expanding the Minneapolis storm sewer, c. 1890

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica)

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica)

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica), created after 1913.

Black and white photograph of filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

Minneapolis Star Tribune photographer filming Aquatennial event from a raised tractor bucket

Filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

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