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Snapshots

  1. Upper falls

    Snapshot Title: Upper falls
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    The 37-foot drop at this point made flour milling possible. In the 19th century the far shore was lined with water-powered flour mills.



  2. Warning sign

    Snapshot Title: Warning sign
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    no wake!



  3. Warning buoys

    Snapshot Title: Warning buoys
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    carry a cable across the river to warn boaters of the falls ahead



  4. Photographer

    Snapshot Title: Photographer
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    on a bicycle



  5. Giant portraits at the Guthrie Theater

    Snapshot Title: Giant portraits at the Guthrie Theater
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    George Bernard Shaw, Eugene O'Neill and Anton Chekov



  6. Mill CIty Museum sign

    Snapshot Title: Mill CIty Museum sign
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    Built on the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill, the museum tells the story of water power and flour milling in Minneapolis.



  7. Driftwood

    Snapshot Title: Driftwood
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    hung up on the lip of the weir



  8. Watching the river

    Snapshot Title: Watching the river
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    from the Guthrie Theater's "endless bridge"



  9. Relaxing

    Snapshot Title: Relaxing
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: St. Anthony Falls from Water Power Park
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    on their balcony with a wonderful view