The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
Washburn A Mill Explosion
On May 2 the Washburn Crosby Mill exploded in 1878.
This stereograph is title "Ruins after mill explosion, Minneapolis." It was taken by Henry Farr.
A stereograph is a double image that becomes three-dimensional when viewed with a stereoscope.