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Photograph of William de la Barre at a writing desk, c.1875.
Photograph of William de la Barre in overcoat and hat, c.1885. Photographer: Stafford and Company.
Hot pond and log storage for the new mill of Northern Lumber Company (Cloquet Lumber Company), c.1930.
William W. Eastman, c.1890, one of the primary people responsible for the tunnel project.
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.
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