Sneak Peek: Lester River Fish Hatchery

The 1887 Lester River Fish Hatchery photographed ca. 1906 for the Detroit Publishing Company. [Image: Library of Congress]

This week’s sneak peek from Duluth’s Grand Old Architecture 1879–1940 still stands alongside the Lester River and the shore of Lake Superior. Read the history of the 1889 Lester River Fish Hatchery once produced 150 million fish eggs per year, helping to stock fish along the Minnesota North Shore and Wisconsin South Shore of Lake Superior. Read our history of the hatchery HERE.

Preview or purchase Duluth’s Grand Old Architecture HERE.