Shaving mugs are displayed on the wall of the Beehive Barber Shop at 11 West Zumbro (now Second Street SW) in the Brackenridge Building. R. N. Sweet is the barber on the left and Phil Gentling is the barber on the right.
The Bradley House (built in 1855 by Albert Stevens) was sold to J. T. Bradley in 1861. This stagecoach stop, located at the east end, facing north, of the then College Street (now 4th Street) bridge, a block east of Broadway was on the Old Dubuque Trail. A fancy coach met all trains and transported customers and their baggage to the Bradley House.
Large stacks of tires and boxes of inner tubes are displayed in front of Case Auto Company storefront. Several men are sitting on piles of tires loaded on a Chevrolet pick-up truck. A couple is sitting on another stack of tires. The sign above the storefront reads: ""Case Auto Co., Chatfield, Rochester, Stewartville; We recommend Goodrich Tires, Silvertown Cord, Fabric and Sold Truck Tires"". The Brown Hotel is visible on the right.
Photograph of the Members of "His Awakening" cast and few friends "filling up" at lunch Hour. Taken at the country home of Dr. Mayo in Rochester, Minn. Howard Huntley upper left and Myrtle Huntley and her mother in the lower center of photo.
Spectators assess damage to the Chicago Great Western Railroad bridge during the flood of 1908. The mill and elevator can be seen in the background. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early on the morning of June 26, 1908.
Spectators are walking along the Chicago Great Western Railroad bridge assessing the damage from the flood waters. Much of the ground supporting the tracks has been washed away. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early on the morning of June 26, 1908.
Students are sitting at their desks in a Hawthorne Grade School classroom; teacher: Miss Smith; 1st row: Ethel Fox, Hattie Rowley, Maude Burbank, Mattie Holt, James Robinson, unknown; 2nd row: Carl Kurtzman, Goldie Alexander, Ward Shaw, Gustave O'Neil, Earl Leonard, Charles Lamb; 3rd row: ___ Purcell, William McCabe, Laura Ekholt, Thomas Woodford, Nate Renslow; 4th row: Harry Walker, Elsie Wetherby, Floyd Darling, Hans Hanson
People, standing on the College Street bridge, are looking at the flood waters and the sagging Chicago Great Western Railroad tracks after the flood of 1908. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early on the morning of June 26, 1908.
Spectators are watching the raging flood waters from the College (4th Street) Street bridge. The Chicago Great Western Railroad bridge is also visible After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river overflowed its banks in Rochester early on the morning of early on June 26, 1908. The river rose at a rapid rate (four feet in 20 minutes) and did extensive damage to the business and residential sections of the city.
A group of men are posed on the sub floor of a cottage being built for Burt W. Eaton. Piles of lumber and nail kegs are visible in the foreground. This cottage was being constructed in Oronoco in 1914. Oronoco was a popular recreation area for residents of Rochester.
Men are working on the construction of the Mayo Clinic 1914 Building. The West Hotel (built in 1905) is seen facing north on First Street SW. Also visible is the back of the Zumbro Hotel (built in 1912). The 1914 Building was located on the corner of First Street and Second Avenue SW.
The layout of pre-flight operations includes the field plan with field house, fence and track shown. Details include load ring, position of men, hydrogen cylinders, TNT caps, poles, balloons and gondola. The plan was drawn by Paul Campbell.
The interior of Dr. Charles T. Granger's doctor's office is crowded with books, medical equipment and bottles of medicines. A microscope under a glass dome is on the table by the window. Dr. Granger's office was located over the Qvale Drug Store at 227 South Broadway.
Dr. Jean Piccard is inflating one of the 80 balloons which he planned to use in his ascent. He is assisted by Elden Olson, University of Minnesota aeronautical student. Hundreds of spectators gathered to watch this rehearsal of the ground crew on July 7, 1935 at Soldiers Field, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Jean Piccard was a University of Minnesota physicist and aeronautical engineer who believed it was possible to ascend into the stratosphere using many small cluster balloons rather than one large balloon. The experimental flight was sponsored by the Rochester Kiwanis Club and supported by local residents and students.