May 13, 1977
The Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway trestle was a familiar landmark in West Duluth for decades, until it was removed in the 1980s (do any of you know the exact date?)
The view above, looking west from near the corner of Central and Grand avenues, was taken on May 13, 1977. Here’s the same general view today:
The trestle was featured in an earlier Attic post. Here’s that aerial photo again, from 1982:
You can see the DWP trestle slicing across West Duluth in the upper half of the image. Here’s a zoomed-in view:
And here’s one more aerial photo from the 1982, from a slightly different angle, looking northeast along Grand Avenue and showing the curve of the trestle:
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