RANGE REMINISCING

The Iron Range Historical Society, since 1976, has published and mailed more than 145 issues of Range Reminiscing, formerly called Range History. Copies of these issues have been saved and may be purchased from the Society. At the present time, Range Reminiscing is sent to members of the Society quarterly; March, June, September, and December. To place an order, please call the Society at (218)749-3150, send an email ironrangehistsoc@gmail.com, or send a written request to IRHS, Post Office Box 786, Gilbert, MN 55741. Be sure to list the date(s), volume(s), number(s), and title(s) you are requesting. Each issue is $2.00 plus postage. Please note payment must be recieved prior to shipping.

Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
Vol. 1 No. 1 1. Merritt, A Ghost Town Marvin Lamppa Mar., 1976
Vol. 1 No. 2 2. Birth of the Bus Industry Ron Dicklich Jun., 1976
Vol. 1 No. 3 3. Pioneer Days Barbara E. Lamppa Sep., 1976
Vol. 1 No. 4 4. Harvesting the Ice Crop Albert & Violet Laukkonen Dec., 1976
Vol. 2 No. 1 5. Gold!! Dana Miller Mar., 1977
Vol. 2 No. 2 6. Vermilion Gold Dana Miller Jun., 1977
Vol. 2 No. 3 7. A Gamble at the Grant Marvin Lamppa Sep., 1977
Vol. 2 No. 4 8. The Finnish Temperence Movement Dr. Michael Karni Dec., 1977
Vol. 3 No. 1 9. The Moving of North Hibbing Lorraine DeMillo Mar., 1978
Vol. 3 No. 2 10. Women on the Range Barbara E. Lamppa Jun., 1978
Vol. 3 No. 3 11. Americanization Classes Catherine Rukavina Sep., 1978
Vol. 3 No. 4 12. Ethnic Radicalism/1916 Mesabi Strike Douglas Ollilla, Jr. Dec., 1978
Vol. 4 No. 1 13. Skiing Dr. Harold E. Lager Mar., 1979
Vol. 4 No. 2 14. Northern Timber Duane Krenz Jun., 1979
Vol. 4 No. 3 15. Three Ghost Locations on the Mesabi Marvin Lamppa Sep., 1979
Vol. 4 No. 4 16. The Pioneering Butlers Peter Bolf Dec., 1979
Vol. 5 No. 1 17. The Longyear Lake Landfill Bridge Catherine Rukavina Spring, 1980
Vol. 5 No. 2 18. J. Victor Maryland, Pioneer Businessman Violet Maryland Weckman Summer, 1980
Vol. 5 No. 3 19. Exploratory Diamond Drilling on the Mesabi 1890 to 1910 David Perry Fall, 1980
Vol. 5 No. 4 20. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn & the Mesabi Strike of 1916 Michael Karni Winter, 1980
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
Vol. 6 No. 1 21. N. B. Shank, Early Day Logger Ken Greene Spring, 1981
Vol. 6 No. 2 22. A Pair of Moccasins Harold E. Lager Summer, 1981
Vol. 6 No. 3 23. Merritt - Once a Metropolis Joan Larson Fall, 1981
Vol. 6 No. 4 24. Mesaba Railway Company Barbara Simons Winter, 1981
Vol. 7 No. 1 25. A Hundred Years Ago Barbara Simons Spring, 1982
Vol. 7 No. 2 26. Who Was Who in Iron Range History Barbara Simons Summer, 1982
Vol. 8 No. 1 27. Pioneer Missionary Remembers the Range Arnold Alanen Spring, 1983
Vol. 8 No. 2 28. Saga of a Supermarket Bill Potocnik Summer, 1983
Vol. 8 No. 3 29. Ashawiwisitagon Marvin Lamppa Winter, 1983
Vol. 8 No. 4 30. Changing Attitudes of Iron Range Women Catherine Rukavina & Joan Larson Spring, 1984
Vol. 9 No. 1 31. The Mesabi Iron Company Taconite Pioneer Donald C. Wright Jun., 1984
Vol. 9 No. 2 32. Tall Pines Barbara J. Brandt Aug., 1984
Vol. 9 No. 3 33. Life on the Edge - Franklin Rodney L. Halunen Oct., 1984
Vol. 9 No. 4 34. IRHS: Gallery of History Dec., 1984
Vol. 10 No. 1 35. Spruce Hill - Squatter Land Rosemary Postudensek Mattson Aug., 1985
Vol. 10 No. 2 36. The History of the Soudan Mine Mark Yapel Nov., 1985
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
Vol. 11 No. 1 37. Nostalgia - Gheen, Willow Valley Area Reinhold Holmer Jun., 1986
Vol. 11 No. 2 38. History of Embarrass Township Richard V. Lamppa Dec., 1986
Vol. 12 No. 1 39. Laurel Sherman Remembers Laurel D. Sherman May, 1987
Vol. 12 No. 2 40. Midwifery and the Immigrant Cultures of the Iron Range Carol Hepokoski Oct., 1987
Vol. 12 No. 3 41. The Virginia Oliver Shops John "Jack" Parden Dec., 1987
Vol. 13 No. 1 42. Harvest Time: Nett Lake--Capitol of the Maurice Knollman 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 Ryan Cook Oct., 1989
Vol. 14 No. 2 47. A Legend in Law Enforcement Debbie Servaty 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 Velma Ostman Dec., 1990
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
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
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Vol. 21 No. 1 66. Jokers Garfield Gulbranson Mar., 1996
Vol. 21 No. 2 67. Churn Drills Jun., 1996
Vol. 21 No. 3 68. World War II Flyer Hero Garfield Gulbranson Sep., 1996
Vol. 21 No. 4 69. Early Recollections of the Mesabi I Neil McInnis Dec., 1996
Vol. 22 No. 1 70. Early Recollections of the Mesabi II Neil McInnis Mar., 1997
Vol. 22 No. 2 71. Early Recollections of the Mesabi III Neil McInnis 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 Juli Kellner 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 Elvera Lundstrom Takala 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 Albin Wicklund Mar., 1999
Vol. 24 No. 2 79. Homesteading in Palo Mae S. Byrd Jun., 1999
Vol. 24 No. 3 80. Elcor: An Iron Range Ghost Town / The Elcor Smokestack Gregory S. Glavan Sep., 1999
Vol. 24 No. 4 81. Eveleth: The City on the Hill (Ch.6: Doctor Blane) Henry C. Peterson Dec., 1999
Vol. 25 No. 1 82. Ely Area: Robinson Lake Section Gang & Captain Trezona E. G. Deane 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 Rod Halunen Sep., 2000
Vol. 25 No. 4 85. Southern Slavs on the Iron Ranges Anthony Grebenc Dec., 2000
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
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 (1858 - 1941) Sep., 2004
Vol. 29 No. 4 101. Americanization / 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
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
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 Its 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
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
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
Volume Number Seq# Principal Article Title or Subject Author's Name Pub.
Vol. 41 No. 1 146. Arthur Niemi Memoirs Adrian 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 & Memoirs: 1908-2008 Sep., 2016
Vol. 41 No. 4 149. The Deserted Village John Krause Dec., 2016
Vol. 42 No. 1 150. The Old School in Biwabik Robert Juusola Mar., 2017
Vol. 42 No. 2 151. Do You Remember Way Back? William Ryder, Jr. Jun., 2017