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Mitchell Yards         Hibbing, MN          Circa 1906
M ITCHELL YARDS               CIRCA 1906                  Mitchell Yards was built in                  1906 by the DM&N Ra...
M ITCHELL YARDS                            CIRCA 1906Historical Context: The Yard                               Mitchell Y...
M ITCHELL YARDS                               CIRCA 1906Historical Context: Hibbing, MN                                  H...
M ITCHELL YARDS               CIRCA 1906Dave’s Story                  Dave L. Aho owns Mitchell                  Yards.   ...
M ITCHELL YARDS               CIRCA 1906Dave’s Story                  Dave purchased Mitchell                  Yards in 20...
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Boiler
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsFront Facade
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsRailroad Tracks
M ITCHELL YARDS       CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsInterior & ExteriorRoof
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Cupolas
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsInterior Brick
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsExterior Brick
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsExisting Doors
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsRoof Trusses
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsGlass BlockWindows
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Doors
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906      Reuse Plan
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906
M ITCHELL YARDS    CIRCA 1906Sculpture Garden
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Entry Hall
M ITCHELL YARDS             CIRCA 1906Movable Stage & Main Hall
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Bar Area
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Restroom
M ITCHELL YARDS   CIRCA 1906Brewery
M ITCHELL YARDS           CIRCA 1906       Thank You   Please support Dave, helping     him preserve and restore          ...
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  1. 1. Mitchell Yards Hibbing, MN Circa 1906
  2. 2. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906 Mitchell Yards was built in 1906 by the DM&N Railroad. It served as a Engine House for repairs of the locomotives as well as a train yard to rearrange cars to transport materials over the country. Later it was taken over by the DM&IR Railroad.
  3. 3. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Historical Context: The Yard Mitchell Yards was such an important hub for the transportation of materials it had its own town. Ore from the West, North, and North West was routed through Mitchell Yards. It served as the main yard from 1906 to 1960. The flow of ore that came from Mitchell Yards was sent all over the United States, feeding factories supporting the world wars and industrialization of America
  4. 4. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Historical Context: Hibbing, MN Hibbing was originally located north of its current location. When an ore rich deposit was found under the city it was moved by the mining company just to the south. The old city is now called North Hibbing. Hibbing is the birthplace of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) Population: 16,361
  5. 5. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Dave’s Story Dave L. Aho owns Mitchell Yards. At the age of 10, Dave learned to weld from his farther. Dave continued his metal training by working at the Minntak Welding Shop. Later he started his own business. Now Dave works as a metal working artist. He has made many monumental sculptures around the world.
  6. 6. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Dave’s Story Dave purchased Mitchell Yards in 2006. Ever since Dave has poured his heart and soul into the building. Dave would like to use the building to teach young students the craft of metalworking. Dave needs the help of the historical community, the Hibbing community, and any other passionate soul. Dave has the ambition and passion to preserve this historic structure and has proved this in all he has done for the building.
  7. 7. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Boiler
  8. 8. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsFront Facade
  9. 9. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsRailroad Tracks
  10. 10. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsInterior & ExteriorRoof
  11. 11. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Cupolas
  12. 12. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsInterior Brick
  13. 13. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsExterior Brick
  14. 14. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsExisting Doors
  15. 15. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsRoof Trusses
  16. 16. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic ElementsGlass BlockWindows
  17. 17. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Iconic Elements1906 Doors
  18. 18. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906 Reuse Plan
  19. 19. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906
  20. 20. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906
  21. 21. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Sculpture Garden
  22. 22. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Entry Hall
  23. 23. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Movable Stage & Main Hall
  24. 24. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Bar Area
  25. 25. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Restroom
  26. 26. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906Brewery
  27. 27. M ITCHELL YARDS CIRCA 1906 Thank You Please support Dave, helping him preserve and restore Mitchell Yards.
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