Joe Huie’s Cafe

Feb. 14, 1988 Duluth remembers Joe Huie By Don Jacobson, News-Tribune The death of 95-year-old Joe Huie, former Duluth restaurateur, on Friday (Feb. 12, 1988) brought forth a flood of memories from residents who recalled Huie’s eatery as “the” place to go in Duluth. Joe Huie’s Cafe was known not only for authentic Oriental food…
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DWP Railway Trestle In West Duluth, 1977

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…
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Rouchleau Mine And Mineview In The Sky, 1972

June 1972 This photo from the News Tribune files, attributed to Pederson’s Photo Studio in Virginia, is dated to June 1972 — though it’s not clear if that’s when it was taken, when it ran in the paper or both. It’s a view out over the still-active Rouchleau Mine, which has received a lot of…
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News Tribune Attic Photo Mystery: What’s The Story With This Puppy?

May 14, 1984 Was it a joke? Or was someone really giving away this adorable puppy one day in Duluth in May 1984? It’s a mystery from deep in the files of the News Tribune. Maybe one of you out there knows the answer. News Tribune photographer Jack Rendulich, who took the picture on May…
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Fire In Duluth’s West End, 1962

January 17, 1962 It isn’t easy fighting a fire in Duluth in the winter — especially when it’s a massive fire and the temperature is well below zero. The sad but spectacular scene was left after flames destroyed the Osborne Block in Duluth’s West End neighborhood (now Lincoln Park) on Jan. 17, 1962. The building…
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