WDSE-TV Documentary: Lost 50s

This WDSE-TV documentary showcases the era when drive-ins were all the rage, when the Arrowhead region met a major mining challenge and the region played a strategic role in the Cold War. Local milestones included the passing of the last Civil War veteran Albert Woolson and the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway.

01:38 Cars
05:27 Cruising the Drive-ins
08:00 Drive-in Movies
12:41 Duluth Centennial
14:00 Mining Iron Ore
17:00 U.S. Steel Duluth Works
18:40 Minnesota Woolen Company
20:00 Radio
22:24 Television
28:00 Duluth Air National Guard Base
34:54 Bomarc Antiaircraft Missile Base
37:47 Albert Woolson
44:25 Rock and Roll, the Winter Dance Party and Bob Dylan
50:17 Commercial Fishing and Tourism on the North Shore
54:32 St. Lawrence Seaway and Port of Duluth
59:17 Closing Credits

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