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Great Lakes Packet Freighter Entering Duluth-Superior Harbor. Lift Bridge Raised

Great Lakes Packet Freighter Entering Duluth-Superior Harbor. Lift Bridge Raised Minnesota
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Stock #: 96789
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Duluth
State: Minnesota (MN)
County: St. Louis
Publisher: St. Marie's Gopher News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The famous Lift Bridge at the entrance to the Duluth-Superior Harbor, is the largest of its kind in the world. The 900 tan span, raised by electrical energy stored in batteries, rises 120 feet in 50 seconds each time a boat enters the harbor. The U. S. Government records show that since 1895 the stupendous total of 1,317,092,019 tons of merchandise, in receipts and shipments, have passed thru this harbor.