Snapshots

Riverfront Snapshots: Then & Now
A view of the first suspension bridge over the Mississippi circa 1855. (Courtesy the Hennepin County Library/Minneapolis Collection.) 
A scene on Nicollet Island circa 1869. (Courtesy the Hennepin County Library/Minneapolis Collection.) 

The St. Anthony Falls in 1865 (Minneapolis Collection).

Women gathering driftwood by the Bohemian Flats in the 1920s (Minneapolis Collection).