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Redwood Falls Retaining Wall Roadside Development Project

Name of Property: Redwood Falls Retaining Wall Roadside Development Project
City or Vicinity: Redwood Falls
County: Redwood County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Scott Kelly
Date of Photographs: November 2011

Documentation (PDF)

Left to right: Bridge Street (Hwy 19); principal retaining wall and parcel labeled “A” on sketch map; western leg of Mill Street (Hwy 71); parcel labeled “C” on sketch map with concrete retaining wall; project-built alley; camera facing east.

Left to right: 90’-long stone wall retaining the west edge of former Sinclair gas station lot (note 1930s station building has been replaced but station access drives separated by turf island remain); parcel labeled “B” on sketch map with mature pines; camera facing northeast.

Left to right: principal stone retaining wall (near its staircase), sidewalk, new protective guardrail, western leg of Mill Street; crabapple and mature Colorado spruce at rear; camera facing northeast.

Left to right: restored principal retaining wall with recently-seeded grass; storm-damaged green ash; crabapple; Bridge Street; camera facing west.

Left to right: curb of eastern leg of Mill Street; section of principal wall removed to ground level after being hit by a truck in the 1980s; rectangular lookout bay and flagpole (at rear); green ash and Colorado spruce; camera facing southwest.

Left to right: Bridge Street (foreground); principal retaining wall and parcel labeled “A” on sketch map; western leg of Mill Street; parcel labeled “C on sketch map; camera facing southeast.