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Lizzie Schafman’s “Identity Card” used in France, 1930. Used with permission of the New Brighton Area Historical Society.
Load capacity figures are stenciled on each boxcar as it comes out of the paint shop at Great Northern Railway's shops in St. Cloud, ca. 1957. Photograph by Henrich-Blessing Studio.
Loading horse and possessions of homesteaders into Great Northern Railway boxcar, date unknown.
The lobby of the West Hotel, c.1890. It was one of the largest lobbies in the country at the time.
The first locomotive to bring iron ore to the Duluth docks with dignitaries and crew members, 1934.
Locust egg map of Minnesota, 1877. Showing the areas where eggs were deposited by the Rocky Mountain locust in 1873, 1874, 1875, and 1876. Author: Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota.
Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219, c.2002.
Cluster of Minneapolis sawmills, c.1865.
A house at White Earth Reservation, c.1900.
Log Jam at Taylors Falls, 1886.
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