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The Honeywell Round Thermostat

The world's most iconic home thermostat was created in Minneapolis. The Round, designed by engineer Carl Kronmiller and designer Henry Dreyfuss, was introduced in 1953 by the company then known as Minneapolis-Honeywell. The Round became both a sales mainstay and a world-renowned piece of industrial art.

Black and white photograph of bronze capstan from the Hesper

Bronze capstan from the Hesper

Bronze capstan from the wreck of the Hesper.

Black and white photograph of the the Hesper at Manitowoc, c.1900

The Hesper at Manitowoc, c.1900

Starboard bow view in river at Manitowoc, c.1900

Black and white photograph of the Hesper, c.1900.

The Hesper, c.1900

Starboard bow view of the Hesper in St. Mary's River, c.1900.

Color image of Cold Spring Granite Company Loading Area, c.2007.

Cold Spring Granite Company Loading Area

Cold Spring Granite Company Loading Area, c.2007.

Black and white photograph of Henry Alexander's Children, c.1915.

Henry Alexander's Children

Henry Alexander Children L. to R., Bill, John, Marion, Isabel in Rockville, Minnesota. c.1915.

Black and white photograph of Cold Spring Granite Company Plant, c.1940.

Cold Spring Granite Company Plant

Cold Spring Granite Company Plant, Cold Spring, Minnesota, c.1940.

Black and white photograph of Splitting Granite, c.1938.

Splitting Granite

Splitting Granite, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, Minnesota, c.1938.

Black and white photograph of Hilter's Tombstone, c. 1945

Hilter's Tombstone

Hiltler's Tombstone, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, Minnesota, c. 1945.

Black and white image of Marine Engine Block, War Production, c.1943

Marine Engine Block, War Production

Marine Engine Block, War Production, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, c.1943.

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