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Reverend John Harrison Macomber (standing at center) with Reverend James Franklin Chaffee, Chauncey and Harriet Hobart and Reverend John Hooper at Minnehaha Falls.
Photograph of Reverend John Sornberger, a lumberjack sky pilot, preaching, c.1930.
Photograph of a car straddling a railroad track. The car was used to transport Reverend John Sornberger to lumber camps, c.1930.
Map showing the physical size of the West Side of St. Paul (Ward 6), 1880.
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.
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