Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Central Lakes State Trail Sign

Brandon MN
This new sign was placed between Highway 82 and Front Street on the bike trail.
There are also signs on the trail in Fergus Falls, Dalton, Ashby, Evansville, Garfield, Alexandria and Osakis.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

WPA Mural Painted by Elsa Jemne for the Historic Brandon Auditorium

 Brandon MN   This WPA mural depicts a stagecoach way station established in the 1850's when the government built a road to Fort Abercrombie on the Red River Trail.  The mural also depicts a stagecoach and Indians in canoes.  In the lower picture the artist Elsa Jemne, is looking at the mural which she painted for the new Brandon Auditorium in 1936.

Front Street in mid 1950's

Brandon MN