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Aerial ferry bridge over the ship canal at Duluth, 1911. Photographer: Edward Albert Fairbrother.
The twin ports of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota, 1909. Author: H. (Henry) Wellge. Publisher: Northern Scenic Publishing Company.
Rocks dropped from loaded barges into the water, Duluth ship canal c.1900.
Duluth ship canal being dug, Duluth Harbor, Duluth, 1870.
"Government ship canal during a storm, Duluth, Minn." Postcard c.1910.
The opening of the Duluth Ship Canal in 1871 was a historical turning point for the city of Duluth and the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior.
Outdoor shot of fire truck pulling out of No. 3 Station, Pantown, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Pantown homes visible in background, c.1919.
Outdoor shot of Pantown, including Sam Pandolfo's house, 8th Street North looking west, St. Cloud, Minnesota, c.1919.
Outdoor shot of a Model 250 Pan Car along 33rd Avenue North, in front of the main plant of the Pan Motor Company, with three men standing behind the auto, 1918.
Outdoor shot of a Pan Car on a platform, with three men standing next to it and crowds all around it,1917.
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