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Stone Arch Bridge under construction, c.1883. Photographer: Henry R. Farr.
Description: Stone Arch Bridge, 1884.
Postcard showing Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls, and the milling district, c.1900.
A low-slung "stone boat" is loaded with limestone and ready to be pulled away from a Red Wing quarry, c. 1890.
Last pair of skate blades made by Strauss Skates, 1981.
Women's figure skates made at Strauss Skates for J.E. Strauss Sr.'s granddaughter.
Men's steel-blade racing skates made by J.E. Strauss, c.1921.
Ice skate blades made by J.E. Strauss, 1887–1900.
Pair of ice skates made by J.E. Strauss at Strauss Skate Shop, 1900-1910.
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