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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.
Northwest Airlines flight attendant's uniform, designed by Mae Hanauer of New York, c.1965.
Radio microphone used by Northwest Airlines personnel, c.1950.
Northwest Airlines in-flight blanket, manufactured by the North Star Woolen Mill, Minneapolis, c.1939.
Insulated canister used to keep food warm in airline meal service. The canister, which contains eight plastic bowls, was used by Northwest Airlines, c.1950s.
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