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Photograph of Lola Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.
Leonidas Merritt on the Vermillion Trail, 1892.
The popular Shoot the Chutes ride, 1904. Boats would shoot down the ramp into the lagoon below.
Looking down the Incline from the top, with a car on the east track and Park Point in the distance, 1930s.
Looking east from the Robert Street bridge at a Milwaukee Road freight train behind double-headed steam locomotives passing the St. Paul Union Depot, 1952. Photograph by the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.
Looking north across the Flats during high water 1881. The raised street is Wabasha.
Looking north along Wabasha, the Flats, 1904.
Swede Hollow looking north, c.1910.
Construction of Parade Stadium, June 14, 1951.
Black and white negative of High bridge c.1917–1926.
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