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Duluth Ship Canal

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Circuit Court of the United States District of Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: S3667
Abstract

The Duluth ship canal was dug through Minnesota Point in 1870 to benefit the Duluth harbor.  The City of Superior, fearing the canal would change the flow of water through their ship entry, brought suit against Duluth to halt the construction. The collection contains a Circuit Court of the United States Bill of Complaint against the City of Duluth and a letter addressed to the City.

Dates: 1871

John H. Darling papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3030
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, diaries, articles and addresses written by Darling, a subject file, personal financial materials, news clippings, photographs, and engineering plans.

Dates: 1813-1965

Duluth Common Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S2432
Abstract This collection consists of the report of the committee appointed by the Duluth, Minnesota Common Council to investigate on the construction of the Lakewood pumping station, resolutions passed by the Common Council relative to such construction, and a draft of a letter addressed to the Common Council in which the Council is asked to pass a resolution authorizing the Duluth Canal Bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Canal at Lake Avenue. Also included in the collection is a...
Dates: 1860-1897; Majority of material found in 1860, 1897

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2395
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and glass plate negatives of Duluth, Minnesota taken by photographer Paul Gaylord.

Dates: 1869-1875

Thomas F. McGilvray papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4484
Abstract

The collection consists of eight items concerning the Aerial Bridge and Thomas McGilvray.

Dates: 1889-1944

Mining Inspection Tour film

 Collection
Identifier: S3026
Abstract

The collection contains one 16mm, black and white, silent film (17 min.) of a 1936 mining inspection trip and tour conducted by U.S. Steel and Ford, Bacon, and Davis, Inc. The tour included Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding area including the iron range.

Dates: 1936

Father Richard Partika photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6011
Abstract

Contains photographs of various Duluth scenes.

Dates: 1925-1944; Majority of material found in 1939-1944

John Terrass photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6092
Abstract

The collection contains 32 black and white silver gelatin images.

Dates: September 1898

Thomas White logbook

 Collection
Identifier: S3198
Abstract

The collection contains a log book of vessels passing through the Duluth ship canal.

Dates: 1906-1907