Postcards from the Past

Not quite in time for Christmas, our new postcard collection is available at the Robbinsdale Historical Society! Pick up a little book of 15 Robbinsdale postcar...

Through Service Streetcars

1914   The November 1, 1914, Minneapolis Tribune describes the new through street-car service just inaugurated. ‘It leaves Hennepin and Sixth Street ...

The Robbinsdale Tellit

1908   The year 1908 was a busy one for Robbinsdale. Many citizens wanted better streetcar service and streetcars, so the village council had many contacts...

Our Little Boomtown

1889   Mr. Robbins’ second business in Robbinsdale was a street car factory. It was near the car barn on Hubbard Avenue. The new factory began work o...

The Village of Crystal

1887 In 1886 Minneapolis made an effort to annex all bordering townships to secure more taxable property and money for improvements and perhaps to outclass St. ...