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Duluth & Iron Range Rail Road Company Shops, Sand Tower, Southwest of downtown Two Harbors, northwest of Ag, Two Harbors, Lake County, MN



B&W Photos

HB682005
BWPhotos 197822

HB682006
BWPhotos 197823

HB682007
BWPhotos 197824


Item Title
BWPhotos 197824

Location
northwest of Ag, Two%252525252BHarbors%252525252Bvicinity, MN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MN-99-E
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N806).
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Significance: The Sand Tower is a unique structure used to store and dry sand. An innovative design in the early part of the twentieth century, the tower minimized the labor required to transfer dry sand to locomotives.

Related Names
Roberts & Schaefer Company
Breakey, Kim, Field Team
Schirmer, Ron, Field Team
Mathiason, Jerry, Photographer
Gardner, Denis, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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