Duluth Hospital Photos, 1960s

From the News Tribune files, here are some photos of Duluth hospitals in the 1960s through 1970: Miss Helen Langamo, RN, head nurse of the OB department at St. Luke’s hospital, shows a typical labor room – one of seven – circa 1962. (News Tribune file photo) ——————– This photo was featured in a previous…
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Carl Eller Mystery Photo

While looking in the News Tribune Attic earlier this week, I found this photo of Minnesota Vikings great Carl Eller holding a camera, flanked by two employees of a store I assume to be in Duluth, sometime in the 1970s. The caption on the back of the photo identifies them as Paul Goldstein (left), owner,…
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Mels TV Audio Closes, 1999

September 11, 1999 Karen, Richard and William Moe, co-owners of Mels TV Audio on East Superior Street, are seen in September 1999. Mels is closing, and the Moes are having a going-out-of-business sale. The building was purchased to make way for a new National Bank of Commerce branch. (Bob King / News-Tribune) MELS TV AUDIO…
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Do You Know Anything About This Car?

A reader passed along this clipping from Reminisce magazine, about a one-of-a-kind (or close to it) car supposedly built in Duluth in the 1950s: The same car also was featured in Hemmings Motor News last year. A quick initial search of the DNT files turns up nothing on Pingel or the Sterling Stein. Does anyone…
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