Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota, 1918.

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota, c.1910.

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill on the Rum River in Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill on the Rum River in Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill on the Rum River in Anoka, Minnesota, c.1890.

Lincoln Mill, Anoka, Minnesota

Lincoln Mill, Anoka, Minnesota

Lincoln Mill, Anoka, Minnesota, c.1890. Lithograph by Louis Haugg.

Washburn Mill Company poster

Washburn Mill Company poster

Washburn Mill Company poster, created by the St. Paul Dispatch, 1889.

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire

View of Anoka's Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire, c.1884, reprint.

Lincoln Mill, Anoka

In 1880, two Minneapolis businessmen built the Lincoln Flouring Mill in Anoka, Minnesota. The Lincoln Mill became one the largest country flour mills in the state, surviving until 1939 in spite of catastrophes like the Anoka fire of 1884.

Soudan Mine Video

Tower-Soudan Iron Mine (1979)

Unedited KSTP-TV footage of the Tower-Soudan iron mine in 1979, including interior and exterior views and shots of the Engine House, elevator shaft, mine workers and mine visitors.

MN90: Minnesota's Most Controversial Piece of Land

The one million acres of land and water bordering Minnesota and Canada called the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or BWCA, began to be set aside for preservation purposes in 1902. MN90 producer Marisa Helms recounts some of its history.

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet, 1986.

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