The Late, Great Arrowhead Bridge

Here are some photos and an article from the last years of the Arrowhead Bridge, which spanned the St. Louis River between West Duluth and Superior for 57 years before being replaced by the Bong Bridge… Oct. 2, 1981: The frosty planks of the Arrowhead Bridge made the going a tad slow for these morning…
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Past Years’ Deer Were Smart, Too

The deer hanging out around the rail yards in Duluth this winter, safe from predators and with easy access to grain spilled from railcars, aren’t the first to have had the idea: Feb. 25, 1997: About 20 white-tailed deer mill around the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail yards in Superior earlier this week. The deer…
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TV Flashback: And Jerry Mathers As….

March 19, 1983 Another relic from the News Tribune Attic’s TV promotion files: Ken Osmond (from left), Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers of the original "Leave It to Beaver" cast are still in Mayfield, 20 years later, in "Still the Beaver," a new motion picture-for-television to be broadcast on "The CBS Saturday Night…
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View Of Downtown… Do You Know When?

Here is a view looking down on downtown Duluth at about Fourth Avenue West: It’s undated, but the cars appear to be 1940s or early 1950s-era: Other clues (thanks to a magnifying glass):  – The DeWitt-Seitz Co. building has a painted slogan: "Home of the Sanomade Mattress." – There are huge piles of what looks…
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Canal Park Burger King… The Story

Aug. 5, 1991 Here is the story that accompanied this Canal Park photo, which was posted several days ago… After midnight, Canal Park’s place to be By John Welbes, News-Tribune It’s 10:30 p.m. on almost any night of the week in Canal Park. The older crowds are crammed into Grandma’s Saloon, but the streets are…
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