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Superior, Wisconsin, USA - 1906
Superior, a city, subport of entry, and capital of Douglas co., Wis., if situated at the head (west end) of Lake Superior, at the mouths of the St. Louis and Nemadji rivers, adjacent to the city of Duluth, from which it is separated by St. Louis Bay (the embouchure of the St. Louis River), 140 miles (direct) NNE. of Minneapolis, Minn., on the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic, the Great Northern and other railroads. It has a number of notable public buildings, a state normal school, St. Mary's Hospital, ship-building yards, breweries, iron- works, foundries and boiler-shops, lumber- and flour-mills, and various other manufactories. It is an important shipping point for iron products, grain, flour, lard, cement, and lumber. Pop. of village in 1887, 3353; of the city in 1890, 11,983; in 1900, 31,091.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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