Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire

View of Anoka's Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire, c.1884, reprint.

Lincoln Mill, Anoka

In 1880, two Minneapolis businessmen built the Lincoln Flouring Mill in Anoka, Minnesota. The Lincoln Mill became one the largest country flour mills in the state, surviving until 1939 in spite of catastrophes like the Anoka fire of 1884.

Soudan Mine Video

Tower-Soudan Iron Mine (1979)

Unedited KSTP-TV footage of the Tower-Soudan iron mine in 1979, including interior and exterior views and shots of the Engine House, elevator shaft, mine workers and mine visitors.

Dan Patch Video

Dan Patch: MN Memories

KSTP-TV segment about Dan Patch, created in 1980; set to song with a modern horse and driver, plus State Fair race pictures of Dan Patch.

MN90: Minnesota's Most Controversial Piece of Land

The one million acres of land and water bordering Minnesota and Canada called the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or BWCA, began to be set aside for preservation purposes in 1902. MN90 producer Marisa Helms recounts some of its history.

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet

Northrup King Dahlia seed packet, 1986.

Northrup King seed bag for Grimm alfalfa

Northrup King seed bag for Grimm alfalfa

Northrup King seed bag for Grimm alfalfa, c.1956. Grimm alfalfa was the first winter-hardy alfalfa in North America.

Bags of Northrup, King and Company lawn seeds

Bags of Northrup, King and Company lawn seeds

Bags of Northrup, King and Company lawn seeds, February 14, 1935. Photographer: Norton and Peel.

Northrup, King and Company Sterling Chick Feed bag

Northrup, King and Company Sterling Chick Feed bag

Northrup, King and Company Sterling Chick Feed bag, dated between 1921 and 1950. Printed with nutritional information and an ingredient list.

Man with vegetables grown from Northrup, King seeds

Man with vegetables grown from Northrup, King seeds

Man with vegetables grown from Northrup, King seeds, 1921. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.

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