This postcard shows acrobats performing on a stage on South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The Four Flying Banvards are shown in front of businesses along the west side of the 300 block on the avenue on the Fourth of July in 1908.
South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter extends diagonally upward from a point slightly above the lower left corner of this aerial view and runs across the width of the image. The side streets are, from left to right, Nassau, Park Row, and Broadway. The Nicollet County Bank, the Nicollet Hotel, and the Johnson & Company building are among the visible businesses.
Minnesota Avenue runs along the bottom of this aerial view of St. Peter. Park Row can be seen at the far right, and St. Paul Street can be seen at the far left. The campus of Gustavus Adolphus College is visible in most of the upper left quadrant of the image.
A portion of the business district in Lafayette, Minnesota, is shown in this postcard view of the community that was taken after a severe fire destroyed several businesses in 1908. The people at the center of the bottom of the postcard were on the south side of Main Street.
The railroad tracks on the right side of this wide postcard go into Nicollet, Minnesota. Both residential and commercial buildings can be seen. From left to right, the creamery, the old water tower, the roof of the public school, two church spires, and a grain elevator are among the visible structures. A large smokestack of an unidentified business can be seen between the church spires and the elevator.
This colorized postcard shows portions of the business district of St. Peter from a location east of the city. The Minnesota river, the courthouse, Gustavus Adolphus College, and the city water standpipe north of the college can also be seen.
This colorized postcard shows the flooded road east of the Broadway bridge in St. Peter on June 25, 1908. The water of the Minnesota River has reached the Omaha Depot, which is shown in the center of the postcard. A steam locomotive is visible to the left of the depot.
This postcard shows the Broadway bridge over the Minnesota river at St. Peter. In the foreground is the western end of the bridge. A portion of the bridge deck collapsed in 1929 as a truck was being driven across it, leading to the construction of a new bridge at the same site.