Tuesday, May 16, 2017

On This Date in Minnesota History: May 16

May 16, 1910 – The construction of the Duluth, Missabe & Northern depot in Chisholm began today. W. H. Hoyt, assistant chief engineer, and E. J. Sponkeg, roadmaster, are here, and inspected the fill at the Pearce mill close to where the road approaches the depot. The building will be completed within a month and train service will begin immediately. So far as can be learned a stub train will be run from Chisholm to Wilpen Junction, a distance of five miles, to connect with the main lines.

The Duluth Evening Herald; “Start Chisholm Depot. Missabe Road Has Started Actual Work Upon Building.”; May 17, 1910; p. 4.



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