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Workmen cleaning Minneapolis Great Northern Depot, 1944.
Travelers’ Aid at Great Northern Depot, Minneapolis, c.1925.
Great Northern Depot (right) and Chicago Great Western Freight Station (left), Minneapolis, c.1918.
The front of the Great Northern Railway Depot, Minneapolis, 1914.
The Minneapolis Great Northern Depot (also called the Great Northern Station) served as an important hub for passengers of several railroads throughout the state of Minnesota for more than sixty-five years.
Pullman Golden Express, c.1915. Courtesy New York Public Library.
First St. Paul Union Depot (destroyed by fire 1915),1887.
James C. Burbank, c.1865. Photographed by Whitney's Gallery.
Settergren Seed Corn delivery truck, c.1930s.
Horse-drawn wagons hauling bags of seed corn to a railroad station for further transporting, c.1907.
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