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Guessing Quiz: Name that bridge type
Beginning in April, the Bridgehunter's Chronicles will start a series on unusual bridge designs- namely bridge designs that were not commonly used for roadways and railroads but were built f...
4/5/13 at 6:36 AM Question for the Forum: The Pennsylvania Truss Bridges in Iowa 4/4/13 at 7:22 AM
Mystery Bridge 20: The bridge that used to house a bike shop 2/20/13 at 6:45 AM
Something Different: A Community of Independent Thinkers
I know it's frustrating when people say this to you, but it's actually a good sign: "No one else has ever had a problem with this." This tiresome phrase, calculated to squash you down and ...
5/3/12 at 2:56 PM
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 4:49 PM Scenic St. Louis Railroad Ride 8/4/10 at 8:40 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 6:55 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 6:11 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 9:09 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 7:56 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 11:11 AM