Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sun shines on the old county jail

I took this photo because I liked the way the sun was shining on the relief of the this old building, which happens to the the old county jailhouse. The building sat vacant for 20 years. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic and in May a twin cities developer Grant Carlson purchased it. […]

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Sun shines on a the buses on a rainy day

It was late in the afternoon when I realized that I hadn’t taken a photo for DDP yet. I decided that you out-of-towners might be interested in knowing that Saturday was a rainy day. I noticed the hybrid bus and wondered how many of you even knew that Duluth owns two hybrid buses, so there […]

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Go UMD

On Friday I noticed this banner on the skywalk over Superior Street between Lake Avenue and First Avenue East. (It’s a private skywalk, I think it is owned by Allete.) Anyway, they must have put this banner up. The photo’s kinda dark, if you can’t read it it says, “Go UMD” and has the Allete […]

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Under the facade of the Scottish Rite is…Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

So, tonight as I was driving down the hill on 2nd Avenue West I looked to my left and thought I could see a red tiled building that I had never seen previously. I had to circle around to see what it was. It looks like the Scottish Rite Clinic, Childhood Language Disorders building has […]

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card reader problems

Sorry, my card reader isn’t working and I can’t download and photos, though I took several today.

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Steam from the paper plant

Steam rises from the smokestakes of the paper plant. Behind the plant is Bong Bridge.

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One leaf is turning

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Hubcap on Skyline Parkway

It’s not unusual to see a hubcap all by its lonesome self laying on the side of the Skyline Parkway. As you can see we had a very foggy day on Wednesday. It is fun to listen to the foghorns.

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a public nuisance?

Jim Carlson is the owner of Last Place on Earth, which is a head shop that sells synthetic drugs. This  banner shows Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson wearing a  Che Guevara-style beret. There is trial in Minneapolis.

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Mansion

Sinclair Lewis once lived in and owned this mansion on Second Street. This is the side entrance because  supposedly he had the front sidewalk blocked off so that people wouldn’t disturb him when he was writing on the front terrace.

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