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Minnesota Transportation History: Primary Resources

Minnesota transportation research guide - includes general transportation research links and resources as well as highway, freeway and bridge history resources.

Primary Resources

This guide is a collection of primary resources for Minnesota transportation history that are available in digital format on Minnesota Reflections through the Minnesota Digital Library, and on the Internet. 


James E. Chandler photograph album

The photograph album, donated to Minnesota Department of Transportation, contains 27 pages of 143 black and white photos from about 1940-1948. Most photos show James E. Chandler and his colleagues doing land surveying and paving work.


Robert O. Langguth photograph album 

The photograph album, donated to Minnesota Department of Transportation by Jim Newland, contains 122 pages of 290 black and white photos from about 1930-1960. The album belonged to R. O. "Bob" Langguth, who worked at MnDOT from 1930-1969.



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