Aerial View of Carver, 1969
Woods in Carver County, c.1915
Map of Carver County, 1913
Carver County, founded in 1855, is home to the Minnesota and Crow Rivers, along with 125 lakes. Located southwest of the Twin Cities, it is part of the seven-county metro area.
Northern Pacific Railroad's colonist's reception house, Glyndon, Minnesota, 1876.
In 1873, George Rodgers led immigrants from southwest England to establish the Yeovil Colony in the Red River Valley on land purchased from the Northern Pacific Railroad. Despite high hopes, the settlement of New Yeovil crumbled soon after it began.
Minneapolis manhole and sewer work crew, c. 1905.
Workers expanding the Minneapolis storm sewer, c. 1890
Pumping Station Number 3, c. 1898
The East Side Pumping Station was built on Hennepin Island in 1885, image circa.
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