Workers at the Western Freight traffic office, 1911. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard. The "paperwork revolution" in the early twentieth century provided a whole new field of employment for Minnesota women.
This c. 1860 photo shows the west face of Barn Bluff as viewed from the Wisconsin shore of the Mississippi River. Much of the lower portion of the bluff was removed in 1960 for construction of a highway bridge.