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Agnes Scott recalls early Apple Valley History155 viewsDakota County Tribune June 17, 1982 interviews life long Dakota County resident Agnes Scott, widow of Bill. The story includes the story of the naming of Lake Alimagment in Burnsville...She was an early one room school teacher.
George and Joe Kearney at Savage depot 1915154 viewsGeorge holding his son "George Joseph" Kearney at the Savage Depot. This station has been moved twice from its original location. In 1973 it was moved to Murphy's Landing in Shakopee and then it was moved back to Savage in 2006. The book "The Chicago And Northwestern In Minnesota" (Luecke, 1990) claims this station was built in 1883.
Queen Anne Kiddieland - 152 viewsInformation found with a web search: During the 1950's and 60's many Edina (and other area) children celebrated their birthdays with a party at Queen Anne Kiddieland located at what is now highways 100 and 494. Roger Awsumb, who played TV Character Casey Jones, is shown during the train.
1909 and 1910 Savage Pacers Baseball Team151 viewsLeft to right first row - Fred Coakley, Tom Duffy, Andy Studer, Norm Dahlberg and Tom Fahey. Second row - Mark McDonald, George
Allen Sr., Ernie Sanderson, George Coakley and Mike Zeller.
Apple Valley - home of the Minnesota Zoo 2018151 viewsAn informational brochure targeting visitors to the MInnesota Valley area.
Bloomington Cedar Avenue 1960s151 viewsAfter crossing the Cedar Avenue Bridge in Eagan you came to Pete's Pure Oil, the Black Cat, the Eagle Inn and Scott Ford. This Cedar Avenue led to the Met Stadium.
Eagan150 viewsEagan 4th of July parade - believed to be 1976.
Metropolitan stadium150 viewsThe Vikings play at the Metropolitan Stadium when in Bloormington on Cedar Avenue (now site of the Mall of America).
Black Dog Village, Mendota Preceded city of Eagan 1976150 viewsAs part of a Bicentennial series July 8, 1976 the Dakota County Tribune featured this history of Eagan.
Buffalo Tap and Grill 150 viewsLocated at 4990 W 123rd Street,long time Savage bar and restaurant which had been Lees, the Brookside Inn, Earl and Dorothy's, Brookside Inn, Shakers and Buffalo Tap.
Cedarvale Mall 1980s149 viewsThe first "large" shopping center in Eagan on Highway 13.
Lebanon School149 viewsLebanon School was located on County Road 42 near Pilot Knob Road. It also served as the township hall. The building was saved and moved to Dakota City at the Fair Grounds, Farmington.
Savage Village Hall149 viewsThe original Village Hall for Savage photo 1920s.
Metropolitan Stadium148 viewsOnce Metropolitan Stadium for the Twins and Vikings, now the Mall of America.
The end of an era - Cedarvale Mall torn down 2008147 viewsThis Week News - Feb. 9, 2008 reports on the tearing down of the Cedarvale Mall to make way for a new "urban village."
Charles Hause147 viewsCharles Hause home, Mendota or Eagan.
146 viewsPicture postcard for Savage Minnesota including: St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Dan Patch and the Dan Patch stables.
Summer homes at Orchard Lake 1926145 viewsAlthough in Lakeville, Orchard Lake is minutes away from the Orchard Garden's area of Burnsville. June 19, 1926 Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Bloomington Oxboro Bank and cafe145 viewsThe Community State Bank and Trio Cafe near 98th and Nicollet in Oxboro, Bloomington 1950s.
Old Shakopee Road and Cedar Avenue144 viewsAfter crossing the Cedar Avenue Bridge from Eagan into Bloomington, drivers would be at this intersection.
George Allen House built 1888142 viewsThe house was built by George Allen in 1888 who died of pneumonia during the building process. The home remained in the Allen family until 1908, when it was purchased by the McColl family, who owned it until 1984.
Cosgrove Park Rosemount141 viewsA portion of Burnsville students attended Rosemount High School. Also, depending on what area of Burnsville you lived, some used Rosemount for shopping, banking and fire department needs. Cosgrove Park was located on the same street as the High School and Catholic Church. (Now the site of the Rosemount Library).
Cedarvale Mall 141 viewsThe opening of Cedarvale brought a major grocery store - Applebaum's to the area. For some living in River Hills, shopping at Cedarvale was convenient. For many Burnsville high students, it meant a first job.

Founder Sid was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on February 28, 1924 to Oscar and Bertha Applebaum. He was the youngest son and second youngest child of nine. His parents immigrated to the United States from Russia on their honeymoon. Oscar Applebaum sold produce door-to-door in St. Paul, Minnesota from a horse-drawn wagon. Oscar opened a fruit stand on the corner of St. Peter and 7th streets in downtown St. Paul with a $65 loan from his eldest son. That fruit stand became the first Applebaum's Food Market. As a young boy, Sid Applebaum bundled soap, bagged rice, worked as a box boy and delivered fruit and produce for his father’s fruit stand.

By 1979, the family business included about 30 metro-area Applebaum's stores and one in Duluth. In 1979, the chain was sold to National Tea Co., and Applebaum continued on, working for them.
Cedarvale Mall 2008141 viewsWorks begin to tear down Cedarvale Mall on Highway 13 in Eagan 2008. When Cedarvale first opened in Eagan it provided nearby grocery, drug and hardware stores for those living in the River Hills. There were two additions to the mall, which eventually closed due to lack of business.
Southport Airport, Apple Valley139 viewsSouthport Airport, closed 1974.
WDGY RADIO Bloomington138 viewsThe sign was for the popular radio station based in Bloomington. Circa 1969. In 1949 the station moved its transmitter and studio to a new multi-tower array described as at 102nd and Bloomington Freeway/Lyndale Freeway/35W.
Eagan volunteer fire department 1964136 viewsThe Eagan Volunteer Fire fighters are recognized with this 1964 photo published in the Dakota County Tribune.
Al's Cafe torn down, becomes Standard Oil Gas Station136 viewsMarch 19, 1964 Dakota County Tribune - Al's Cafe torn down, to become site of Standard Oil Gas Station, downtown Rosemount.
Rosemount 1940s135 viewsA portion of Burnsville students attended Rosemount High School. Also, depending on what area of Burnsville you lived, some used Rosemount for shopping, banking and fire department needs.
Guns and Ammo in the original Savage State Bank 2018135 viewsGuns and Ammo is located in the original Savage State Bank.
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