Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mississippi River Vista, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is an artists rendition showing a section of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

The description states:

MISSISSIPPI RIVER

This view of the mighty Mississippi River, near the campus of the University of Minnesota, shows the northern terminal of the Federal Barge Lines. In the background is the Cappelen Memorial Bridge.

CITY OF LAKES AND PARKS

–The Cappelen Memorial Bridge was constructed in 1923. At the time of its completion, the bridge’s central span was the longest concrete arch in the world.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This is another view of Minnehaha Falls, located in a park in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art Colortone” Post Card

MINNEHAHA FALLS

This famous falls, immortalized in Longfellow’s “Hiawatha”, is one of the many beauty spots of Minneapolis, city of lakes and parks.

Minneapolis is separated from the city of Saint Paul by the Mississippi River, similar to the way the Danube separates the cities of Buda and Pest in Hungary.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This image shows the main cataract of Minnehaha Falls, with an excerpt of the poem “Hiawatha” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

The description states:

MINNEHAHA FALLS

Located in Minnehaha Park in South Minneapolis, Minnehaha Falls, made famous in Longfellow’s “Hiawatha”, tumbles into a deep glen of woodland beauty below.

Minnehaha Park and the associated creek and falls are part of the Mississippi National River and Recreational Area, extending along large portions of the Mississippi River in Minnesota.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.