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Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.
Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...
Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, and some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The map probably came from a C...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of Superior.
Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.
Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Description: This map of Duluth and Superior show lands that "will be for sale soon" in portions of Douglas County, Wisconsin and Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The map...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...
Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.
Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...
Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.
Date: 1890 after
Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.
Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
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