Contains a report of the state engineer George W. Cooley about work done by counties under State Aid for the two year period ending December 31st, 1908 (The first allotment of State Aid Funds was made March 5th, 1907), experimental road work, road material resources of the state, bridges and bridge accidents, Minnesota river floods, state boundaries, topographical features, opinions of the Attorney General furnished to the Highway Commission during 1907 and 1908, appendixes (Office of the State Highway Commission Circular no. 2 & 3, Bulletin no. 3); index; pictures of roads and bridges; map of Minnesota showing state roads. Submitted by Gustave Scholle, Chairman, J.B. Galarneault, Charles Halvorson. [96 pp. + 12 leaves of photos + 4 folded, one-sided plans, 9 x 14 in. + 1 map, 15 x 21 in. ]
Minnesota Department of Transportation, MnDOT Library
This postcard shows the crowd waiting for the train carrying the body of Gov. John A. Johnson, a St. Peter resident, who died in Rochester. The St. Peter depot of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad is in the background.
This postcard shows the crowd waiting for the train carrying the body of Gov. John A. Johnson, a St. Peter resident. The St. Peter depot of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad is in the background.
Many people are on the tracks with a steam engine and passenger cars next to the Northern Pacific Railroad Depot in Starbuck, Minnesota. This postcard was mailed in May 1909 to Theodore J. Johnson (1887-1946).
Governor John A. Johnson of Minnesota died in office after surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in 1909. The train shown on this postcard took the Governor's body from the Rochester depot to the depot that served his hometown of St. Peter, Minnesota.