Main Street in Crosby, Minnesota, had many businesses. On the left can be seen Bon Ton Cafe, Crosby Theater and a motel. On the right are Keely Drug, Anderson Taylor Shop, Smith's Variety, a bar and a hardware store.
Black and white postcard of main street looking north in Jordan, Minnesota. Cars parked on the side of street, the Mertz Tap Room, motel and restauraunt are visable on right and the Minnesota Café is on the left.
Real photographic postcard showing First Street in Shakopee. Businesses seen in the image include Gamble Stores, Gellhaye's Caf, the Shakopee Theater, Strunk's Drug Store, and several bars. Lines of cars are parked along both sides of the street. Etched into the emulsion along the bottom edge of the image is "First Street/Shakopee/Minn./07411." Handwritten in black ink along the top edge of the image is "See Here Air.Plane Look.Out" with an arrow pointing to a building on the street. The card is used and is addressed to Commander Leo A. Ketterer at Great Lakes, Illinois. The message reads "Shakopee, Minn./ Where men are men and boys are snots./Sept 6-44/Dear Leo: Reason for short address above. I believe in economy. Ink is ink. It wont be long now. Hitler on end of rope will be dangling and the lights will go on again. All over the world. Shakopee the City of Progress is very quiet at present as you go on the main drag 5th Ave. You may see a dog near a hydrant and occasionally for a thrill you'll see a cat scooting down the alley looking for shelter or (illegible) and so day by day. Steady by we are getting older. Expect to see you here in the near future./Kindest regards (illegible)."
Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota, looking west shows on the left the Desoto Plymouth dealer with a gas pump outside, the Coast to Coast Hardware store, a drug store and many more businesses. On the right is the Spalding Hotel and Art's Fixit Shop.
Northward view of the St. Peter business district begins at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Nassau Street. It reaches as far as the beginning of the boulevard at Skaro Street. The Nicollet County Bank is at the left, and the First National Bank is at the right.
St. Peter business district looking northward along South Minnesota Avenue from a location at its intersection with Grace Street. Many old cars are visible, and the signs of many of the stores can be read. The boulevard that started at Skaro Street can be seen in the far distance in the middle of the photograph.