Range Reminiscing

The Iron Range Historical Society has published and mailed to its members more than 100 issues of Range Reminiscing, formerly called Range History, since 1976. Back copies of these issues have been saved and may be purchased from the Research Library. The asterisk in the note column indicates which back issues are available. At present, issues are sent to members four times a year. Please contact us with the numbers of the newsletter back issues you wish to purchase at a cost of $2.00 each.

Volume# Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub. Date Note
Vol. 1 No. 1 1. Merritt, A Ghost Town Lamppa, Marvin Mar., 1976 *
Vol. 1 No. 2 2. Birth of the Bus Industry Dicklich, Ron Jun., 1976 *
Vol. 1 No. 3 3. Pioneer Days Lamppa, Barbara E. Sep., 1976 *
Vol. 1 No. 4 4. Harvesting the Ice Crop Laukkonen, Albert & Violet Dec., 1976 *
Vol. 2 No. 1 5. Gold!! Miller, Dana Mar., 1977 *
Vol. 2 No. 2 6. Vermilion Gold Miller, Dana Jun., 1977 *
Vol. 2 No. 3 7. A Gamble at the Grant Lamppa, Marvin Sep., 1977 *
Vol. 2 No. 4 8. The Finnish Temperence Movement Karni, Dr. Michael Dec., 1977 *
Vol. 3 No. 1 9. The Moving of North Hibbing DeMillo, Lorraine Mar., 1978 *
Vol. 3 No. 2 10. Women on the Range Lamppa, Barbara E. Jun., 1978 *
Vol. 3 No. 3 11. Americanization Classes Rukavina, Catherine Sep., 1978 *
Vol. 3 No. 4 12. Ethnic Radicalism/1916 Mesabi Strike Ollilla, Douglas Jr. Dec., 1978 *
Vol. 4 No. 1 13. Skiing Lager, Dr. Harold E. Mar., 1979 *
Vol. 4 No. 2 14. Northern Timber Krenz, Duane Jun., 1979 *
Vol. 4 No. 3 15. Three Ghost Locations on the Mesabi Lamppa, Marvin Sep., 1979 *
Vol. 4 No. 4 16. The Pioneering Butlers Bolf, Peter Dec., 1979 *
Vol. 5 No. 1 17. The Longyear Lake Landfill Bridge Rukavina, Catherine Spring, 1980 *
Vol. 5 No. 2 18. J. Victor Maryland, Pioneer Businessman Weckman, Violet Maryland Summer, 1980 *
Vol. 5 No. 3 19. Exploratory Diamond Drilling on the Mesabi 1890 to 1910 Perry, David Fall, 1980 *
Vol. 5 No. 4 20. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & the Mesabi Strike of 1916 Karni, Michael Winter, 1980 *
Vol. 6 No. 1 21. N. B. Shank, Early Day Logger Greene, Ken Spring, 1981 *
Vol. 6 No. 2 22. A Pair of Moccasins Lager, Harold E. Summer, 1981 *
Vol. 6 No. 3 23. Merritt - Once a Metropolis Larson, Joan Fall, 1981 *
Vol. 6 No. 4 24. Mesaba Railway Company Simons, Barbara Winter, 1981 *
Vol. 7 No. 1 25. A Hundred Years Ago Simons, Barbara Spring, 1982 *
Vol. 7 No. 2 26. Who Was Who in Iron Range History Simons, Barbara Summer, 1982 *
Vol. 8 No. 1 27. Pioneer Missionary Remembers the Range Alanen, Arnold Spring, 1983 *
Vol. 8 No. 2 28. Saga of a Supermarket Potocnik, Bill Summer, 1983 *
Vol. 8 No. 3 29. Ashawiwisitagon Lamppa, Marvin Winter, 1983 *
Vol. 8 No. 4 30. Changing Attitudes of Iron Range Women Rukavina, Catherine & Joan Larson Spring, 1984 *
Vol. 9 No. 1 31. The Mesabi Iron Company Taconite Pioneer Wright, Donald C. Jun., 1984 *
Vol. 9 No. 2 32. Tall Pines Brandt, Barbara J. Aug., 1984 *
Vol. 9 No. 3 33. Life on the Edge - Franklin Halunen, Rodney L. Oct., 1984 *
Vol. 9 No. 4 34. IRHS: Gallery of History Dec., 1984 *
Vol. 10 No. 1 35. Spruce Hill - Squatter Land Mattson, Rosemary Postudensek Aug., 1985 *
Vol. 10 No. 2 36. The History of the Soudan Mine Yapel, Mark Nov., 1985 *
Vol. 11 No. 1 37. Nostalgia - Gheen, Willow Valley Area Holmer, Reinhold Jun., 1986 *
Vol. 11 No. 2 38. History of Embarrass Township Lamppa, Richard V. Dec., 1986 *
Vol. 12 No. 1 39. Laurel Sherman Remembers Sherman, Laurel D. May, 1987 *
Vol. 12 No. 2 40. Midwifery and the Immigrant Cultures of the Iron Range Hepokoski, Carol Oct., 1987 *
Vol. 12 No. 3 41. The Virginia Oliver Shops Parden, John "Jack" Dec., 1987 *
Vol. 13 No. 1 42. Harvest Time: Nett Lake--Capitol of the Knollman, Maurice Mar., 1988 *
Vol. 13 No. 2 43. Biwabik, Minnesota: A Pioneer Mining Community Jun., 1988 *
Vol. 13 No. 3 44. History of the Technological Development of the Linde JPM-1 Jet Piercing Machine Sep., 1988 *
Vol. 13 No. 4 45. Vermilion Trail Dec., 1988 *
Vol. 14 No. 1 46. Law Enforcement Cook, Ryan Oct., 1989 *
Vol. 14 No. 2 47. A Legend in Law Enforcement Servaty, Debbie Oct., 1989 *
Vol. 14 No. 3 48. Ely's Polarnaut: Will Steger Dec., 1989 *
Vol. 15 No. 1 49. Trans-Antarctica Jun., 1990 *
Vol. 15 No. 2 50. 100 Years and Growing...Mt. Iron Ostman, Velma Dec., 1990 *
Vol. 16 No. 1 51. Ely Fire Department Jul., 1991 *
Vol. 16 No. 2 52. 1907 Strike Aug., 1991 *
Vol. 16 No. 3 53. Fayal Underground Mine Sep., 1991 *
Vol. 16 No. 4 54. Adams-Spruce Mine Oct., 1991 *
Vol. 17 No. 1 55. Palo Band Jan., 1992 *
Vol. 17 No. 2 56. 1936 Forest Fires Jun., 1992 *
Vol. 18 No. 1 57. Old Mesaba School May, 1993 *
Vol. 18 No. 2 58. Elba-Elcor Jun., 1993 *
Vol. 19 No. 1 59. Vermilion Range Aug., 1994 *
Vol. 19 No. 2 60. Gilbert Bailey Block Oct., 1994 *
Vol. 19 No. 3 61. Gilbert Aids Poor Dec., 1994 *
Vol. 20 No. 1 62. Easter Styles Mar., 1995 *
Vol. 20 No. 2 63. Fourth of July Jun., 1995 *
Vol. 20 No. 3 64. Cyclone Sep., 1995 *
Vol. 20 No. 4 65. Biwabik Iron Ore Newspaper Dec., 1995 *
Vol. 21 No. 1 66. Jokers Gulbranson, Garfield Mar., 1996 *
Vol. 21 No. 2 67. Churn Drills Jun., 1996 *
Vol. 21 No. 3 68. World War II Flyer Hero Gulbranson, Garfield Sep., 1996 *
Vol. 21 No. 4 69. Early Recollections of the Mesabi I McInnis, Neil Dec., 1996 *
Vol. 22 No. 1 70. Early Recollections of the Mesabi II McInnis, Neil Mar., 1997 *
Vol. 22 No. 2 71. Early Recollections of the Mesabi III McInnis, Neil Jun., 1997 *
Vol. 22 No. 3 72. 1906 Fayal Finnish Band / D & I R Railroad Sep., 1997 *
Vol. 22 No. 4 73. "Iron Country" Documentary Kellner, Juli Dec., 1997 *
Vol. 23 No. 1 74. Virginia Fire Department Mar., 1998 *
Vol. 23 No. 2 75. Sparta Dance Pavilion Jun., 1998 *
Vol. 23 No. 3 76. My Story / The Rouchleau Mine of Virginia Takala, Elvera Lundstrom Sep., 1998 *
Vol. 23 No. 4 77. 50, 60, 70, 80, & 90 Years Ago / Winter Fun Photos Dec., 1998 *
Vol. 24 No. 1 78. A Diamond Driller Reminisces Wicklund, Albin Mar., 1999 *
Vol. 24 No. 2 79. Homesteading in Palo Byrd, Mae S. Jun., 1999 *
Vol. 24 No. 3 80. Elcor: An Iron Range Ghost Town / The Elcor Smokestack Glavan, Gregory S. Sep., 1999 *
Vol. 24 No. 4 81. Eveleth: The City on the Hill (Ch.6: Doctor Blane) Peterson, Henry C. Dec., 1999 *
Vol. 25 No. 1 82. Ely Area: Robinson Lake Section Gang & Captain Trezona Deane, E. G. Mar., 2000 *
Vol. 25 No. 2 83. Joe Hogan's Incident at the Biwabik Mine The Eveleth Mining News Jun., 2000 *
Vol. 25 No. 3 84. Iron Junction + Merritt: Mesabi Range Ghost Town Halunen, Rod Sep., 2000 *
Vol. 25 No. 4 85. Southern Slavs on the Iron Ranges Grebenc, Anthony Dec., 2000 *
Vol. 26 No. 1 86. Sam Keller, 65-Year Blacksmith in Sparta and Gilbert The Gilbert Herald Mar., 2001 *
Vol. 26 No. 2 87. The Fourth of July; Remembering Our Heritage Mary Lou Nemanic, M.A., Ph.D. Jun., 2001 *
Vol. 26 No. 3 88. Marshal William O'Hara, Biwabik Marshal and Chief of Police Biwabik Iron Ore, Biwabik Times
Duluth and St. Louis County by Walter Van Brunt
Sep., 2001 *
Vol. 26 No. 4 89. NE Minnesota: Nation of the Bear from The American Geography Jedidiah Morse Dec., 2001 *
Vol. 27 No. 1 90. Pettit Underground Miner Matti Hallila Pelto Translated by Vienna C. Saari Maki Mar., 2002 *
Vol. 27 No. 2 91. The Iron Range: Melting Pot of Minnesota [The Pioneer Mine] Excerpts from a 2/18/17 Ely Miner Article Jun., 2002 *
Vol. 27 No. 3 92. The Home Front in WW1 Excerpts from The Eveleth News, 1917-18 Sep., 2002 *
Vol. 27 No. 4 93. St. Louis County Schools / Linden Grove School Days Walter Van Brunt / Marian Dirks Dec., 2002 *
Vol. 28 No. 1 94. Life in the Early Logging Camps IRHS & UM College of Education Mar., 2003 *
Vol. 28 No. 2 95. Early Tower Lee Brownell Jun., 2003 *
Vol. 28 No. 3 96. A Walk to Eveleth to Find a Job Arthur Moscatelli Sep., 2003 *
Vol. 28 No. 4 97. The Latvala Legacy Marian Dirks Dec., 2003 *
Vol. 29 No. 1 98. The Aho Homestead in Embarrass / The Aho Farm: The Way It Is Now Wayne Gudmundson / Tiffany Anderson Mar., 2004 *
Vol. 29 No. 2 99. Iron Range Schoolmarm [in Eveleth, MN] Polly Bullard Jun., 2004 *
Vol. 29 No. 3 100. Past Recalled by Samuel H. Owens Samuel H. Owens (1858ï¿1941) Sep., 2004 *
Vol. 29 No. 4 101. Americanizaton / Woman Who Stirs the Melting Pot: Martha O'Connor Ely Winton Historical Society / Queen City Sun, November 6, 1922 Dec., 2004 *
Vol. 30 No. 1 102. Moose Vs. Machine / Moose Vs. Log Hauler 70th Anniversary of Ely booklet, 1958 / Tower Weekly News, February 10, 1905 Mar., 2005 *
Vol. 30 No. 2 103. Range Pioneer's Life / Embarrass River View Mary Lyon Burns, The Eveleth News, 1/21/1915 Jun., 2005 *
Vol. 30 No. 3 104. The Story of Oliver Pickett The Eveleth Mining News, 12/02/1904 Sep., 2005 *
Vol. 30 No. 4 105. Winters in Eveleth Tiffany Anderson and George A. Rasula Dec., 2005 *
Vol. 31 No. 1 106. Impressions of Another Time (Early Chisholm & Keewatin) Mr. Bushman and others Mar., 2006 *
Vol. 31 No. 2 107. Underground Mules John Harris Hearding, Eveleth News Clarion, Eveleth Mining News, Duluth News Tribune Jun., 2006 *
Vol. 31 No. 3 108. Eveleth City Hall 1906-2006: Celebrating the Walls and Bricks of History Tiffany Anderson Sep., 2006 *
Vol. 31 No. 4 109. George Stuntz, Adventurer Kathleen Bergan and David Stuntz Dec., 2006 *
Vol. 32 No. 1 110. Cooley, Minnesota Alan Stone, Loren Lambert, and Vergal Buescher Mar., 2007 *
Vol. 32 No. 2 111. Education in a New Country [Aurora, Minnesota] Tony Grebenc Jun., 2007 *
Vol. 32 No. 3 112. Iron Range Food and Farming David Hanson Sep., 2007 *
Vol. 32 No. 4 113. John H. Hearding Cover Photo Donated by Hope Bulger Dec., 2007 *
Vol. 33 No. 1 114. Gilbert Celebrates It's 100th Anniversary Iron Range Historical Society Photograph Mar., 2008 *
Vol. 33 No. 2 115. Captain Oliver Knox Mary Lou Pearson, National Parks Service Jun., 2008 *
Vol. 33 No. 3   116.  Early Mail Deliveries  Multiple Sources  Sep., 2008 
Vol. 33  No. 4  117.  Captain Binney's Narrow Escape  Collection of Jan and Joe Binney  Dec., 2008 
Vol. 34  No. 1  118.  Can Henry Ford Come Back Again?  The Eveleth Clarion, 1927  Mar., 2009 
Vol. 34 No. 2 119. The Milford Mine Tragedy The Crosby Courier et. al. Jun., 2009 *
Vol. 34 No. 3   120.  It's a Small World: From Gilbert, Minnesota to Auburn, Alabama  Ken Ringer Sep., 2009 
Vol. 34  No. 4  121.  The St. Louis County Poor House  Oscar Widstrand  Dec., 2009 
Vol. 35 No. 1   122.  Tales of the Old Country and Activities of the Immigrants  Tony Grebenc Mar., 2010 
Vol. 35  No. 2  123.  Eveleth's Contribution to the Greatest Show on Earth  Lisa Mortensen  Jun., 2010 
Vol. 35 No. 3   124.  A Cabin in the Woods  Ken Greene Sep., 2010 
Vol. 35  No. 4  125.  Armistice Day, 1940  John Krause  Dec., 2010 
Vol. 36 No. 1   126.  Minnesota's First State Capitol Building is Destroyed  St. Paul Pioneer Press Mar., 2011 
Vol. 36  No. 2  127.  Last of the Mine Mules  Walter Havighurst  Jun., 2011 
Vol. 36 No. 3   128.  Coming to America and Early Days in a Mining Town  Arthur Moscatelli Sep., 2011 
Vol. 36  No. 4  129.  When the Horse was King  Lee Brownell  Dec., 2011 
Vol. 37 No. 1   130.  The Lumber Camp  Kenneth Greene Mar., 2012 
Vol. 37  No. 2  131.  Immigrant Americanization  Anthony Grebenc  Jun., 2012 
Vol. 37 No. 3   132.  Early Eveleth Boarding House Days  Louise Gruska Sep., 2012 
Vol. 37  No. 4  133.  A Close Call at the Pioneer Mine  Joan Stajer Holmes  Dec., 2012 
Vol. 38 No. 1   134.  Recollections of Clinton Township  Edwin Takala Mar., 2013 
Vol. 38  No. 2  135.  A Life Well Spent-William F. and Ida Haenke  Karen Haenke Guimont  Jun., 2013 
Vol. 38 No. 3   136.  We Visit the Good Old Days  Lee Brownell Sep., 2013 
Vol. 38  No. 4  137.  Iron Brew: A Century of American Ore and Steel  Stewart H. Holbrook  Dec., 2013 
Vol. 39 No. 1   138.  Iron Brew II: A Century of American Ore and Steel  Stewart H. Holbrook Mar., 2014 
Vol. 39  No. 2  139.  Iron Brew III: A Century of American Ore and Steel  Stewart H. Holbrook  Jun., 2014 
Vol. 39 No. 3   140.  Iron Brew IV; Conclusion  Stewart H. Holbrook Sep., 2014 
Vol. 39  No. 4  141.  Albert Faille, Trapper and Gold Prospector  Tauno Maki  Dec., 2014 
Vol. 40 No. 1   142.  Master Surveyor George Stuntz  Duluth News Tribune Mar., 2015 
Vol. 40  No. 2  143.  Master Surveyor George Stuntz II  Duluth News Tribune  Jun., 2015 
Vol. 40 No. 3   144.  Minnesota's Story I  Prof. E. M. Lehnert Sep., 2015 
Vol. 40  No. 4  145.  Minnesota's Story II  Prof. E. M. Lehnert  Dec., 2015 
Vol. 41 No. 1   146.  Arthur Niemi's Memoirs  Adrian A. Niemi Mar., 2016 
Vol. 41  No. 2  147.  The Life of a Miner on the Mesabi Iron Range  Arthur Moscatelli  Jun., 2016 
Vol. 41 No. 3   148.  Have You Heard of Pengilly?  Pengilly History and Memoirs: 1908-2008 Sep., 2016 
Vol. 41  No. 4  149.  Dec., 2016