Picture Book Minneapolis

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ST. ANTHONY FALLS

At this point is his long journey of nearly 300 miles the Father of Waters is captured and imaginatively harnessed and before being released is made to provide the lion’s share of power for turning the industrial wheels of a great city.

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OLD BLOCK HOUSE, FORT SNELLING

Fort Snelling was established in 1819 by the United States Government and is today one of the country’s premier military installations. The old block house was one of the first buildings erected at the post and has seen good service.

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MINNEAPOLIS COURT HOUSE AND CITY HALL

This imposing structure covers an entire square block and is the finest combined city and county building in the world! The tower, which is fifty feet square, contains an observatory, 315 feet above the street, offering the best bird’s eye view of the city.

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NICOLLET AVENUE AT NIGHT

Illuminated with ornamental lights of beautiful design, with moonlight, dizzying electric signs, and elegantly lighted shop windows, this lively street presets a glittering scene of metropolitan splendor.

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MINIKAHDA GOLF CLUB

Beautifully situated on a high grassy bluff overlooking sparkling Lake Calhoun. The golf links are among the finest in America.

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These glorious Falls are without doubt the most widely celebrated of the many natural beauties of the Northwest and are visted by thousands and thousands of travelers each year.

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THE MILLING DISTRICT BY MOONLIGHT IN WINTER

In busy seasons the mills are run day and night grinding out flour to feed the hungry world. The above view in front of the  stone arch bridge, looking over the ice bound Mississippi

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THE ANCHORAGE, LAKE CALHOUN

On a summer’s day the lovely lake is crowded with sailboats, canoes, etc. In winter time, ice-boating is the popular sport. The parkway that borders the lake at this point is known as Dean Boulevard.

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STONE ARCH BRIDGE

A comprehensive view showing the unique bridge, the milling district and St. Anthony Falls. Also further up the river can be seen the Steel Arch Bridge and Union Depot. The bridge shown in the foreground is known as the Tenth Avenue Bridge.

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CALHOUN BOULEVARD

One of the beautiful parkways connecting the extensive park system of the city. On one side the pathway borders Lake Calhoun, on the other beautiful homes sit high on terraced lawns.