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Whaleback Boat Docked in Superior

Date: April 1893
Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.
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Whaleback Boat Launch

Date: April 1893
Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus", from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
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Calvin Coolidge Fishing

Date: 1928
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...
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Trout Fishing on Brule River

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Description: View from shoreline towards eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.
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Wentworth Farmers' Cooperative Store

Date: July 1947
Description: Wentworth Farmers' Cooperative Association store organized in 1919 by a group of Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish farmers.
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Customers in front of Cooperative Marketing Store

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Description: Customers standing in front of the Cooperative Marketing Store.
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The Whaleback "Christopher Columbus"

Date: September 19 1892
Description: Captain Alexander McDougall's whaleback passenger steamer "Christopher Columbus" under construction in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company in...
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McDougall Whaleback Steamer Under Construction

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: "McDougal [sic] Whaleback. [manufactured at] West Superior, Wis." The steamer is under construction in the American Steel Barge Compa...
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McDougall Passenger Whaleback Steamer Under Construction

Date: 1892
Description: Whaleback steamer under construction in the American Steel Barge Company shipyard in Superior, Wisconsin. Text at bottom of card reads: "McDougall Passenge...
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American Shipbuilding Company

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Description: A man is standing in front of huge blocks of ice at the American Shipbuilding Company. The ship "War Otter" is in the background. A large chunk of ice tied...
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Superior Shipyards

Date: 1900
Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamers "Moran", "Northwest" and "Northland. Caption reads: "Ship Yards — McDougall Whaleback. West Superior, Wis."
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Building a Big Boat

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Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.
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The "Christopher Columbus"

Date: 1892
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: Ship Yards — McDougall Whaleback. West Superior, Wis." Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892
Description: Text at bottom reads: Ship Yards — McDougall Whaleback. West Superior, Wis." Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Ste...
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The Freighter "Magna"

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Description: The freighter "Magna" in shipyard's icy waters with three tugboats in the foreground.
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Buckhorn Tavern

Date: 1949
Description: Customers sitting at the bar in the Buckhorn Tavern. There are five mounted deerheads above the bar. The bartender is standing behind the bar.
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Tower Avenue in Superior

Date: 1945
Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore is on the corner (right), as well as an auto parts store.
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Larson Brothers' Airport

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...
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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...

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