Split Rock Lighthouse blueprint

Split Rock tower blueprint

Sectional diagram of the Split Rock tower. Created no earlier than 1907 and no later than 1969.

Color photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse, c.2000

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse Station. Photographed by Dennis Adams of the Federal Highway Administration c.2000.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse opened in the summer of 1910 to guide bulk ore ships sailing near Lake Superior's rocky coast. By 1940, its picturesque North Shore setting had made it one of the most visited lighthouses in the United States.

Black and white photograph of Beargrease family.

Beargrease family, c.1895

John Beargrease and his family, c.1895.

Black and white photograph of John Beargrease.

John Beargrease

John Beargrease, undated.

Black and white photograph of Elmer Sell and Minnesota Home Defense at Sell Airfield.

Sell Airfield

Minnesota Home Defense and Elmer Sell at Sells Airfield.

Black and white photograph of Elmer Sell and others at Sell Airfield.

Sell Airfield

Elmer Sell in the foreground in white.

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Home Defense squadron which took over Sell Airfield in 1941.

Guards at Sell Airfield

Minnesota Home Defense squadron that took over Sell Airfield in 1941.

Sell, Elmer, 1901–1965 and Sell Airfield

Carver County made its mark on aviation history thanks to local aviation pioneer Elmer Sell. Owner of the first airplane in Carver County, Sell founded Sell Airfield and had a flying career spanning four decades.

Photograph of an office of the Northwestern Express Company, the reorganized Minnesota Stage Company, in Deadwood, South Dakota, c.1880.

Northwestern Express Company

Photograph of an office of the Northwestern Express Company, the reorganized Minnesota Stage Company, in Deadwood, South Dakota, c.1880.

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