Passenger train advocacy organization All Aboard Minnesota is celebrating their 10th anniversary. Let’s learn the history of the organization!
Take a rails-and-trails tour of abandoned railways around the Twin Cities metro, as our author explains their history and current uses.
Historical markers may seem like trustworthy narrators of the past, but in truth, they are only outdated maps that reflect all the biases and motivations of the people who paid to erect them.
Part Two of an exploration of the state’s oldest public cemetery and interview with its superintendent. Obelisks, mausoleums, ghost stories and more.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning the first major reconstruction since I-94 opened. This got us thinking about what Union Park was like before the highway was built.
A Slow Roll bike tour of North Minneapolis reveals the assets of this historic neighborhood — as well as its historic lack of access to the Mississippi River.
On a recent Saturday afternoon the Rotary Club of North Minneapolis’s sea of green wheeled through on the Northside Ramble, a history, art, and libation tour by bike.
The history of a neighborhood can be gleaned by walking; its culture is often discernible through a leisurely tour of its Little Free Libraries. So it is with the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.
Quarry Island lies in the middle of Gun Club Lake in Mendota Heights, just north of the 494 bridge and beneath the roar of MSP Airport runways.
Late last month, one of the most unique chapters in Minnesota’s transportation history was permanently enshrined in the public record through the National Register of Historic Places, the official list of the nation’s historic places worthy of preservation. The newly-listed steamboat Minnehaha is the lone survivor of the Twin City Line’s once-famous “streetcar boat” service. […]