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Cornerstone Copy CenterLocated in the Colonial Shopping Center 1988 photo.
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Joe's Home Repair and RemodelingOwned by Gelhar, his business is located out of his home that stands on the property area where the Berrisford Store, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and various Byrne family members lived.
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Cornerstone Copy Center 1988The original location of the business was the Colonial Shopping Center.
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Strip mall on County Road 42, year 20191000 - 1064 County Road 42 strip mall.
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Burnsville's unique business - the freeway carThe first Freeway to be manufactured by HM Vehicles, (HM meaning High Milage) in Burnsville, Minnesota, (USA) was in 1979 and designed by Dave Edmonson.

Each car was hand made and it was guaranteed that each Freeway would travel 100 miles per gallon at 55 mph on a freeway. The Freeway was also sold as an Electric vehicle that would travel 20 miles at 40 mph, though due to the short range between charges, this version was not a great success. The petrol version was powered by either a 345 cc or 453 cc air cooled engine. The body of the car was moulded from glass fibre and whilst initially being a one seater car it was stated that a passenger could “squeeze” into the back for shorter trips.

The back window of the Freeway is a hatch that opens to allow access to a storage area. HM Vehicles built approximately 700 Freeways from 1979 until 1982 but the company halted manufacture in 1983 due to Financial problems.

D & A Vehicles of Minnesota acquired the rights to the Freeway in 1983 and built a two seater version (The Minikin) with the seats side by side and used a different fiberglass body. The Minikin was not a success and production ceased soon after. Jerry Kraft, a former employee of HMV then went on to sell Freeway parts until 1985.
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Klamm Plumbing and HeatingSign for Burnsville's Klamm Plumbing and Heating, now known as Klamm Mechanical Contractors.
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Klamm Mechanical ContractorsThe logo for Klamm Mechanical Contractors, County Road 11, established 1951.
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U.S. Salt 2019Located on the Minnesota River just west of Interstate 35, U.S. Salt serves businesses and industries with a host of products and services either received or converted at its river's edge facility. Salt products for both roadway de-icing and water conditioning make up a big portion of the business. The company also does contract barge and rail loading/unloading and contract bagging.

About U.S. Salt

With main headquarters in Burnsville, Minnesota, and additional stockpiles of bulk de-icing salt products in South St. Paul, U.S. Salt is your convenient and dependable source for bulk, bagged and liquid ice melters in the greater Twin Cities metro region.
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White ElephantA store located in the Colonial Terrace Shopping Center in the 1970s.
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U.S. Salt 2019Located on the Minnesota River just west of Interstate 35, U.S. Salt serves businesses and industries with a host of products and services either received or converted at its river's edge facility. Salt products for both roadway de-icing and water conditioning make up a big portion of the business. The company also does contract barge and rail loading/unloading and contract bagging.

About U.S. Salt

With main headquarters in Burnsville, Minnesota, and additional stockpiles of bulk de-icing salt products in South St. Paul, U.S. Salt is your convenient and dependable source for bulk, bagged and liquid ice melters in the greater Twin Cities metro region.
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Red Lion LiquorsRed Lion, located on Nicollet Avenue, year 2020.
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Woodpark Crossing - County Road 42Businesses at 1100 County Road 42 in Burnsville, 2020.

Woodpark Crossing is 100% occupied by seven (7) tenants offering restaurant, service and treasure hunt shopping experiences. These Internet-resistant tenants have demonstrated their commitment to the Property by exercising multiple renewals. Developed in 1998, the Property has been a mainstay of the surrounding neighborhoods and has continually provided the go-to food and services desired by an established clientele.
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All State Self StorageVisible from Interstate 35W at the Clff Road Exit, photo 2020.

From their website:
Welcome to AllState Self-Storage in Burnsville, Minnesota! Our self storage facility is located at the end of Cliff Road. Our clean and well maintained storage facility has a huge selection of storage units and amenities sure to meet your storage needs. We offer ground floor, drive-up and indoor storage units in a wide range of different sizes as well as storage for your car, boat or RV. At AllState Self-Storage we know that the safety of your belongings is a top concern and we have gates with coded access, video surveillance, and a resident manager on site so you can rest at ease. For more information about residential or commercial storage at AllState Self-Storage, give us a call today, or if you know what you need, reserve your storage unit online now.
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McAndrew's CenterPawn America, one of the businesses in the McAndrew's Center off 35W.
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Klamm Mechanical Contractors 2016Klamm Mechanical Contractors celebrates 65 years in business. They are located on County Road 11.
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Burnsville is the place to stay - hotels - pages 13 & 14Published in the Burnsville Community Guide, Sun/Thisweek News years 2020 - 2021.
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Florida Oriental Market1705 Highway 13 East, built in 1966 as a service station, in 2019 Florida Oriental Market and now for sale.
The next business became a used car dealership.
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Cub Foods and surrounding businesses on County Road 42.Focus on the Cub Food Store, County Road 42 from the 2020 view of the County Road 5 and County Road 42 areas of Burnsville to the Minnesota River and further. Photo compliments of the Sterling Organization. Year 2020.
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190 River Ridge Building 2017The 190 River Ridge Building in Burnsville Minnesota is a unique office building, hosting art classes, dance, music, theater, and healing and counseling. In the upper level of a garage behind the building the Burnsville Historical Society has their home.
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Sea Girt InnSea Girt Inn sponsorship of a race car.
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Burnsville Lumber 1960November 17, 1960 Minnesota Valley Review ad

Have fun at home - Burnsville Lumber Company now offers a complete basement amusement room...
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1961 - Esther Bowles dancersEsther Bowles who in the 1940's - 1970's operated a dance school utilized by students in Savage, Burnsville, Bloomington, Lakeville and Shakopee. She had her studio in Savage, then Burnsville at the Valley Ridge Shopping Center.
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1964- Esther Bowles dance studio ownerEsther Bowles who in the 1940's - 1970's operated a dance school utilized by students in Savage, Burnsville, Bloomington, Lakeville and Shakopee. She had her studio in Savage, then Burnsville at the Valley Ridge Shopping Center.
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Barbershops, Burnsville and Savage1968 Polk Directory listing of Barbershops in Burnsville and Savage.
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1968 - Esther Bowles dance studio ownerEsther Bowles who in the 1940's - 1970's operated a dance school utilized by students in Savage, Burnsville, Bloomington, Lakeville and Shakopee. She had her studio in Savage, then Burnsville at the Valley Ridge Shopping Center.
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Information on land for development is available 1968December 19, 1968 Dakota County Tribune -

The Burnsville Industrial Commission serves the village well by working to publicize existing industry within the village and by encouraging other businesses to locate their facilities here.

Present members of the commission are - Arthur Puch, Julian Dittmer, James Jackson (chair), Arlene Sykes secretary to the commission and Ray Connelly.
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Nicollet Avenue 1980sNicollet Avenue businesses prior to the Heart of the City.
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Arts Car Wash 1971This is a reproduction of the photo which appeared in a 1971 ad for Arts Car Wash (later known as Mr. B's) on the corner of Highway 13 and County Road 30.
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Jerry Lewis Cinema to open in Burnsville 1971December 2, 1971 Dakota County Tribune

The owners of the Jerry Lewis Cinema announced this week that plans have been completed for building a second Jerry Lewis Cinema in the Burnsville area at Burnhaven.. It will have the same owners as Cedarvale...
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Bridgeway Office BuildingFebruary 1971 Business Voice: Space is now being offered in the Bridgeway Office Building as the completion date of March 1 approaches...
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