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Photograph of Richard DeWall. From the Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project.
Robbins Gilman, c.1950.
Rochester cyclone. Photo by Charles A. Tenney, August 21, 1883.
Rochester State Hospital's buildings and grounds, undated. Reproduced in Rochester: Mecca for Millions (Marquette Bank and Trust, 1979), page 231.
Rocks dropped from loaded barges into the water, Duluth ship canal c.1900.
Rocky Ridge Farm in Mansfield, Missouri. Photographed on June 24, 2011 by Wikimedia Commons user TimothyMN.
Rolette (standing) with business associates Henry Hastings Sibley (right), and possibly Franklin Steele (left), c.1857. Uploaded by Wikimedia Commons user Bobak.
The roller coaster crew, with a view of the tracks, c.1906.
Wildwood Amusement Park, c.1915.
The Scenic Railway (a roller coaster) at Wonderland, from above, c.1906.
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