Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot

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Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot
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Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot is located in Minnesota
Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot
Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot is located in the US
Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot
Location 6th St. off South Ave., Two Harbors, Minnesota
Coordinates 47°1′8″N 91°40′12.5″W / 47.01889°N 91.670139°W / 47.01889; -91.670139Coordinates: 47°1′8″N 91°40′12.5″W / 47.01889°N 91.670139°W / 47.01889; -91.670139
Area less than one acre
Built 1907[3]
Architect Peter Olson
NRHP Reference # 83000910[1][2]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1983

The Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot, located on Sixth Street in Two Harbors, in the U.S. state of Minnesota was built in 1907. The large two-story depot was the third depot on the site. The Minnesota Iron Company developed the Duluth and Iron Range Railway in 1883, laid out the town of Two Harbors in 1885, and built depots to conducts its business. When the rail line was completed to Duluth, it was used as a transfer point for passengers, lumber, and mining supplies. When passenger service ended in 1961, the depot was donated to Lake County.

Lake County Historical Society Depot Museum[edit]

The Lake County Historical Society now uses the building as the Lake County Historical Society Depot Museum.[3] Exhibits focus on the pioneer history of Lake County. Displays include early Native Americans, local mining and logging industries, the railroad, military service, children's toys and dolls, butterflies, and local personal collections.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". National Park Service. 2007-10-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Rail Transportation: Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Company Depot". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2007-10-17. 

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