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The Bridges of Des Moines Part III: The (lost) Truss Bridges
There are more bridge types that make Des Moines one of the most populous bridges in the Midwest. As we will see in this part, truss bridges were just as popular of a bridge design as the arch bridg...
10/28/13 at 9:58 AM Mystery Bridge 31: Thacher Truss Railroad Bridge in Waverly, Iowa 10/15/13 at 5:41 AM
Newsflyer 13 September 2013 9/13/13 at 9:42 AM
Ride, Scenic St. Louis River Railroad
Have you ever rid en the Scenic St. Louis River Railroad? It was the first railroad in Duluth. It is 12 miles round trip and follows the scenic St. Louis River. The trip actually takes 1 1/2 hours. Th...
4/14/12 at 3:49 PM Scenic St. Louis Railroad Ride 8/4/10 at 7:40 AM
Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011
It's Christmas time and with that come the Christmas Markets, the Glhwein, the Presents, and lots of events that have been going on the last few days, which warrants the Flensburg Files News Flyer- d...
11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
Northshore Scenic Railroad
There are so many great train rides to go on. There is the Travel through Time Train Ride, Daily tours to Two Harbors, Shorter tours, Wed-Saturday the Domino's Pizza Train, Elegant Dinner Trains, the ...
8/1/11 at 5:11 PM
Sample rock (Scanlon park and ride)
A rock near the Scanlon park and ride has smaller versions of the rock art on display farther south along the trail. This rock near the northern end of phase 1 of the St. Louis River trailis about 17 ...
11/16/10 at 8:09 PM
Sixth Avenue West viaduct, 1966
June 22, 1966 Sixth Avenue West viaduct and downtown Duluth, June 22, 1966. (Charles Curtis / Duluth Herald) This viaduct didn't have long to live at the time this photo was taken. Within a couple ye...
5/3/10 at 6:56 PM
View-blocking rail cars to be moved out
The view-blocking rail cars that upset residents along the North Shore Scenic Railroad will begin leaving early next week, said Ken Buehler, executive director of the railroad. Buehler said 50 to 60 p...
1/22/10 at 10:11 AM