“'Something is doing’ that may be quite important.”So read the local paper in 1904 as engineers surveyed the Saint Croix River in search of a suitable place to build a hydroelectric project. The falls had long fueled the local lumbering and milling industries, but the Minneapolis General Electric Company saw the potential to bring electrical power to Minneapolis, forty miles to the southwest.
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 527144 N 5029398|
|Decimal Degrees||45.41758333, -92.65306667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 25.055', W 92° 39.184'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 25' 3.3" N, 92° 39' 11.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1155 Chisago St, Taylors Falls MN 55084, US|
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