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Date: 1930 after

Description: View of bridge and Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).

Photograph

Superior Refinery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over parked cars towards the Superior Refinery, which did business as Murphy Oil Corporation at another time. The oil refinery was located at Stinson...

Photograph

Brule Portage Trail

Date: 1967 

Description: A family of three are portaging their canoe through the brush and trees on the Brule Portage Trail.

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Description: View across water towards a cargo ship at dock in front of large grain elevators.

Date: 1893 

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.

Postcard

Superior Hotel

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the Superior Hotel.

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran," "Northwest," and "Northland."

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Description: Side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. A large angel statue is on the right and a statue of the Virgin Mary is central.

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: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of a hiking trail winding through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. Along t...

Photograph

Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950 

Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, formerly the A.A. Roth Memorial.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. One doorway frames a woman (librarian?) working at an eight-sided librarian's desk. A picture of Andrew Carne...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, railroads, street car tracks, sewers, water mains, gas mains, paved streets, land owned by the Land & River Improveme...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This 1914 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, Indian trails, schoo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dormitory at Wisconsin State Normal College.

Date: 1922 

Description: Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin in his first plane, a Canadian-built Curtiss (Canuck) purchased in 1922. Shortly after making this purchase, Roy and his br...

Date: 1929 

Description: "Compliments of the Douglas County Highway Department"--Top margin. Shows state-trunk highways, county highways, town roads, trails, boundaries, and concr...

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