Black and white photograph of Swan Turnblad, ca. 1900 driving his Waverly automobile—the first commercially available car owned by a Minnesotan.

Swan Turnblad driving his Waverly automobile

Swan Turnblad, ca. 1900 driving his Waverly automobile—the first commercially available car owned by a Minnesotan.

Color image of traffic in Minneapolis after the Halloween Blizzard, 1991. Photograph by Bruce Bisping, Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Traffic in Minneapolis after the Halloween Blizzard

Traffic in Minneapolis after the Halloween Blizzard, 1991. Photograph by Bruce Bisping, Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Black and white photograph of a Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range train on railroad bridge west of Two Harbors, ca. 1940.

Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range train

On a railroad bridge west of Two Harbors, a DM&IR freight consisting entirely of ore cars, or jennies, is seen being pulled by a powerful Yellowstone type steam locomotive, ca. 1940. The locomotive behind it was the most recent locomotive acquisition at the time of the photo.

Black and white photograph of a ellowstone locomotive pulling a string of jennies near Duluth, 1940.

Yellowstone locomotive pulling a string of jennies

A Yellowstone locomotive pulls a string of jennies near Duluth, 1940.

Black and white photograph of ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing, 1937.

Ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing

Ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing, 1937.

Black and white photograph of ore cars being unloaded at Dock 6 in Duluth, 1935.

Ore cars being unloaded at Dock 6 in Duluth

Ore cars being unloaded at Dock 6 in Duluth, 1935. The ore dropped to large chutes below where waiting Great Lakes freighters were loaded for their journey to steel mills.

Black and white photograph of the first locomotive to bring iron ore to the Duluth docks with dignitaries and crew members, 1934.

Locomotive that hauled the first car of iron ore to the Duluth docks

The first locomotive to bring iron ore to the Duluth docks with dignitaries and crew members, 1934.

Black and white photograph of the first (#3) and latest (#307) locomotives, Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company, Two Harbors, 1916.

First (#3) and latest (#307) locomotives, Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway

On predecessor road Duluth and Iron Range, two locomotives, 1916. The foreground features the first steam locomotive of the railroad.

Black and white photograph of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad shops, Two Harbors, 1915.

Duluth & Iron Range Railroad shops, Two Harbors

Predecessor road Duluth and Iron Range at Two Harbors where car maintenance and repair took place, 1915.

Black and white photograph of the large classification yard and part of the shops complex at Proctor, 1900.

Duluth, Missabe and Northern railroad yards at Proctor

The large classification yard and part of the shops complex at Proctor, 1900.

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