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A moment of silence for the forested hillside...
I've long been entertained that they picked Duluth of all places for that feature.
I think this article is useful reading alongside the 1870 photo:
"THE LAKE SUPERIOR RAILROAD.; Arrival of the Inauguration Excursion at Duluth--The City and Its Surroundings--Its Present Appearance and Its Future Glory--Revolution in the Carrying Trade of the North-West."
These random pics from Shorpy are nice, too.
Some of those pictures look like model railroad sets.
basement of St. Ann's Sr. Residence has a very display of pictures (or at least did a few years ago when my dad lived there). In the patio room and the hall nearby.
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