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Reconstructing St. Anthony Falls, 1869 (1). Oil painting, 1869. Painter: Peter Gui Clausen.
Clean-up crew after the tunnel break at Saint Anthony Falls, 1869. Photographer: Beal’s Art Gallery.
Break in the tunnel at Saint Anthony Falls, 1869.
The rapids of Saint Anthony Falls in 1869, as they appeared before the break in the tunnel.
John L. Merriam, c.1865, one of the primary people responsible for the tunnel project.
Bridge Square, Minneapolis, with the electric light mast at center, c.1884.
Lower section of the electric light mast at Bridge Square, Minneapolis, c.1883.
Advertising for the Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Co., c.1900.
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