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Date: 1937-07-06 

Description: Dedication ceremony for the dam on the St. Croix River that is now part of the Gordon Dam County Park. Construction on this dam was begun as a WPA project...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Date: 1880 ca.

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...

Map or Atlas

Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and roads. An inset map is included that shows towns, lakes, rivers, and railroads within portions of the Dakot...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

Date: 1889 

Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Semi-panoramic view of rapids, water pouring near the dam of the Great Northern Paper Company.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior shows street car routes, railroads, ferries, some points of interest, and light houses. The bottom left of the map reads: "...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.

Date: 1997 

Description: The steel and reinforced concrete grain elevator built by the Great Northern Railroad at Superior about 1900. This contemporary photograph was taken to acc...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...

Date: 1919 

Description: This map shows details of the harbor, proposed route and bridge changes, railroads, streets, selected buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes...

Date: 1925 

Description: This map of Howard's Bay located at the Duluth Superior Harbor is a close view of Connors Point and shows a key to prevailing winds and water depth measure...

Date: 1972 

Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, the towns of Superior, Brule, Gordon, and Nebagamain, sections, cities and v...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. On the...

Photograph

Nemadji River

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Nemadji River at the foot of 2nd Avenue and Robertson Avenue.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of West Superior and Superior, with insets of Wright Farm and First Building in Superior.

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