Franklin Cook circa 1880
A house at White Earth Reservation circa 1900
Pine river dam in 1906 following renovations.
Pokegama falls in 1895, 11 years after the original dam's completion.
Lake Winnibigoshish dam in 1904 after the first round of renovations.
The Headwaters Dams were built between 1881 and 1912 in the Mississippi headwaters. The dams served to regulate river flow and assist navigation until 1938, when they were relegated to a flood control role.
Leech Lake Dam - early 20th century
Renovations at Lake Winnibigoshish 1898-99
St. Anthony Falls following 1869 crisis
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