AITKIN MEMORIES

The following pictures are from
"A Chronicle of Aitkin, Minnesota"

PRESENT AITKIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Constructed in 1929

AITKIN SCHOOLS




FIRE DEPARTMENT 1900
Pictured left to right:
Ace Comstock, "Mox" Almquist, George Falconer, Howard Cluff, Edwin Enquist, Otto Hartman and Frank Erickson

1910-1975 KW STEAM ENGINE

VILLAGE WATER TOWER & ELECTRIC PLANT ca 1894

SOO DEPOT

RAILWAY WORKERS
Henry Rood is pictured in the center



WHITE PINE ON THE RIVER

LOGGING CREW

THE "LEE"
This picture of Captain Viebahn's boat on the Mississippi
was taken about 1915
(Contributed by Charles Viebahn's grandson, Rick Viebahn.)

THE "IRENE"
This boat was built by Charles Viebahn and William Ponteny.
It burned in 1901, was rebuilt, and sank in 1908 at Verdon's Landing.
It carried 5500 passengers and 6000 tons of freight.
The photo was taken about 1906
(Contributed by Charles Viebahn's grandson, Rick Viebahn.)

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