Aerial view, Carver

Aerial view, Carver

Aerial View of Carver, 1969

Woods, one-half mile southeast of Norwood

Woods, one-half mile southeast of Norwood

Woods in Carver County, c.1915

Carver County

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 colonists reception house, Glyndon.

Northern Pacific Railroad' s colonists reception house, Glyndon.

Northern Pacific Railroad's colonist's reception house, Glyndon, Minnesota, 1876.

The Yeovil Colony

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.

Sewer crew at work, Minneapolis.

Sewer crew at work, Minneapolis.

Minneapolis manhole and sewer work crew, c. 1905.

Minneapolis sewer system under construction.

Minneapolis sewer system under construction.

Workers expanding the Minneapolis storm sewer, c. 1890

Pumping Station number three, Minneapolis.

Pumping Station number three, Minneapolis.

Pumping Station Number 3, c. 1898

East side pumping station, Minneapolis.

East side pumping station, Minneapolis.

The East Side Pumping Station was built on Hennepin Island in 1885, image circa.

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