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Moving Hibbing

Map of a Section of Old Hibbing
Title: Map of a Section of Old Hibbing
Type: Map
Date: 1897
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This map shows part of the old town site of Hibbing in 1897.
Mine Pit Near Hibbing
Title: Mine Pit Near Hibbing
Type: Photograph
Date: 1900
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This is a photograph of a mining pit on the edge of Hibbing.
Photograph of a House Being Moved
Title: Photograph of a House Being Moved
Type: Photograph
Date: 1919
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This is a photograph of the house of Frank Dear being moved from old Hibbing to the new town site.
Collapse of the Sellers Hotel
Title: Collapse of the Sellers Hotel
Type: Newspaper
Date: January 6, 1921
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This article and photograph describe the collapse of the Sellers Hotel while moving.
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Article About the Move
Title: Article About the Move
Type: Newspaper
Date: July 15, 1919
Source: Hibbing Daily Tribune

Description: This is an article on how moving homes had become a common sight in Hibbing.
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Articles Against Moving Hibbing
Title: Articles Against Moving Hibbing
Type: Newspaper
Date: 1919, 1921
Source: Hibbing Daily Tribune, Mountain Iron

Description: These two articles discuss a court action that some citizens of Hibbing filed to stop the moving.
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