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Odds And Ends Old Photos Of Duluth

Here are some random old photos of Duluth from the News Tribune files that I just don’t have enough information about to build an entire post for each. So I’ll assemble them here (click on the photos for a larger view)… Gowan-Peyton-Twohy Co. and other businesses and warehouses at the foot of Fifth Avenue West…
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Photos Of The Aerial Ferry Bridge

Before it was the Aerial Lift Bridge, the Duluth icon was the Aerial Ferry Bridge. When the span linking Canal Park to Park Point first opened in 1905, a gondola – or “aerial ferry” carried passengers and vehicles across the ship canal. The bridge was converted to its present lift-and-lower span in the winter of…
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Hare-raising Times On Duluth’s Park Point

May 21, 1999 Smokey the dog, owned by Donella Kubiak, has become quite accustomed to his rabbit friends on Park Point in May 1999. They have become used to him, too, not showing the least bit of concern as he barks at strangers. (Derek Neas / News-Tribune) Park Point’s hare-raising problem Rabbit population in Duluth…
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Celebrating Park Point

Today’s warm, muggy weather has the News Tribune Attic thinking of the beach, the water and Park Point, Duluth’s favorite playground. Here are some odd or interesting photos we came across from the mid- and late 1980s from the point. In this July 1986 photo by News Tribune photographer Dave Ballard, Maggie Walker sits in…
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