Rochester Cyclone, 1883

A devastating cyclone hit Rochester on August 21, 1883. It killed dozens of people and injured many more, but emergency health services in the tornado's aftermath also led to the eventual creation of the Mayo Clinic.

Filling station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet.

Filling station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet

Filling Station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Cloquet. 1960. Photographer: Becker, Eugene Debs.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet, 1963.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet.

Frank Lloyd Wright gas station, Cloquet. 1963

Lindholm Oil Company Service Station, Cloquet

The R.W. Lindholm Service Station in Cloquet, MN was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Completed in 1958, it was the only building concept ever constructed from Wright's utopian vision of a model American community called Broadacre City.

Aerial view of Duluth Lift Bridge, Duluth

Aerial view of Duluth Lift Bridge, Duluth

Aerial view of Duluth Lift Bridge and ship canal, Duluth, c.1960.

Aerial ferry bridge at Duluth

Aerial ferry bridge at Duluth

Aerial ferry bridge over the ship canal at Duluth, 1911. Photographer: Edward Albert Fairbrother.

The twin ports, Superior, Wisconsin, Duluth, Minnesota

The twin ports, Superior, Wisconsin, Duluth, Minnesota

The twin ports of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota, 1909. Author: H. (Henry) Wellge. Publisher: Northern Scenic Publishing Company.

Rocks dropped from loaded barges, Duluth ship canal

Rocks dropped from loaded barges, Duluth ship canal

Rocks dropped from loaded barges into the water, Duluth ship canal c.1900.

Duluth ship canal being dug

Duluth ship canal being dug

Duluth ship canal being dug, Duluth Harbor, Duluth, 1870.

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