COMPARISON of Design Features & Observable Features

  Pavilion
Boathouse
First
 Design
Second
Design
Third
Design
One level or two 1 1 1 2 2
Had large Waterslide No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Had Second Waterslide No No No No No
Underpass Visible No No Yes No No
Mpls - Sioux City RR tracks visible No No Yes Yes Yes
Rock Island RR tracks visible No No No ? Yes
Lake overflow dam visible No No Yes Yes Yes
Lake Street is visible ? ? No ? ?
Ice Storage warehouse visible No No Yes No No
Buildings to store row boats etc No Yes No Yes Yes
Electric Lights on Poles in Water No No No No Yes
Where located 3rd & Lake 3rd & Lake Area 1 Area 1 Area 1+2
Date Range this Design used Pre-1899 Pre-1899 ? ? ?

 

The information on this page was written by Bob Rohrer, who takes full responsibility for the accuracy of this information,  based upon information gleaned from personal observation, from articles and observations by local historian Ray Crippen on these subjects and from books by AP Rose "History of Nobles County" 1908 and Al Goff "History of Nobles County" 1948, and from an 1882 State of Minnesota Geology report.

Bob may be contacted at webmaster@wgtn.net or 507/372-5715