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Burnsville's first gas station1295 viewsThis station was on Lyndale Avenue in Burnsville and Herbie's restaurant.
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Gas to be Used in Shopping Center1260 viewsDakota County Tribune
October 4, 1962

(Jet Plaza aka Valley Ridge Shopping Center)

An all gas shopping center un­der construction at county road 17 and S. 138th St., in Burnsville township will be the first of Its type in the midwest said Minne­sota Valley Natural Gas company. 8t. Louis Park.

The shopping center will de­rive both electricity and heat from natural gas.

George Grohoskl, Burnsville, developer of the shopping center said the electricity generated by a Caterpillar Tractor company system will cost but one-third of that produced by convention­al generation.

Coat of the power unit was $110,000 and consists of three gas driven Internal combustion en­gines each with a capacity of 17$ kilowatts of power.

The 13 stores. 84.000 square foot shopping center was begun September 1 and will cost approx­imately $400,000.
The heat will be used to warm the shopping center In winter and will aid in running alr-conditoning units In the summer.
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Burnsville Center food court 1980s768 viewsA 1980s view of the food court, compliments of the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center 1978482 viewsBurnsville's largest shopping mall "all decked out for the holidays".
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Burnsville Center 1977443 viewsInterior Burnsville Center, August 10, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center431 viewsAugust 9, 1978 Burnsville Current photo - First year anniversary of the Burnsville Center.
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Family Funways431 viewsThis small golf course and amusement park was located at 2100 West Highway 13.
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Family Funways399 viewsThis small golf course and amusement park was located at 2100 West Highway 13.
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Burnsville Center 1977391 viewsSears parking lot upper level at the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center August 1977388 viewsAn unidentified store "hiring" at the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center 1977386 viewsAugust 3, 1977 photo of the interior of the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center384 viewsDaytons was a lead store when the Burnsville Center opened. August 1, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center 1980s348 viewsInterior view of food court and various stores in the 1980's compliments of the Burnsville Center.
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Family Funways346 viewsThis small golf course and amusement park was located at 2100 West Highway 13.
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Burnsville Center circa 1977340 viewsUndated photo of the Burnsville Center from County Road 42.
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Burnsville Center 1977335 viewsInterior photo of Daytons at the Burnsville Center from the Current August 3, 1977.
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Burnsville Center 1978333 viewsThe furniture section of J C Penney's at Burnsville Center. October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Family Funways330 viewsThis small golf course and amusement park was located at 2100 West Highway 13.
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Burnsville Center 1977327 viewsAugust 3, 1977 Burnsville Current photo of the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center 1978319 viewsJ C Penney was one of the lead stores in the Burnsville Center when opened. October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current feature.
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Burnsville Center 1978318 viewsThe Sears parking area of the Burnsville Center is featured in this October 18, 1978 Burnsville Current photo.
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Burnsville Center 1977309 viewsPowers was one of the major stores when the Center opened. August 3, 1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Burnsville Center 294 viewsKeepsake Diamond one of the original stores at the Burnsville Center. August 3,1977 Burnsville Current photo.
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Burnsville Center 1978290 viewsBurnsville Center celebrates first birthday. August 14, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center and Chamber of Commerce290 viewsIndustrial Commission tours Burnsville Center. October 27, 1976 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center then and now283 viewsA photo compares the Burnsville Center at its opening to the look in 2017.
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Burnsville Center 282 viewsArt Show at the Burnsville Center. September 21, 1977 Burnsville Current.
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Burnsville Center 1977278 viewsInterior photo including food court and 1977 stores, compliments of the Burnsville Center.
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Burnsville Center275 views2014 View of the Burnsville Center. Photo compliments of Experience Burnsville.
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Burnsville Center 1978274 viewsDisplays at J.C. Penney at Burnsville Center.
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