Origin of Duluthafter Daniel G. Du Lhut (or Du Luth), 1636-1710, French explorer
A city of northeast Minnesota on Lake Superior at the mouth of the St. Louis River. It grew as a port beginning in the 1850s.x
After French soldier and explorer Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut
- Next, south of the Great Northern, lay the Northern Pacific railway, starting on the west from Portland, Ore., and from Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., and extending east to Duluth, St Paul and Minneapolis by way of Helena, Mont.
- In 1679 Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut (Duluth), as agent for a company of Canadian merchants which sought to establish trading posts on the Lakes, explored the country from the head of Lake Superior to Mille Lacs and planted the arms of Louis XIV.
- Eveleth is served by the Duluth, Missabe & Northern and the Duluth & Iron Range railways.
- Within the boundaries of the United States the northernmost of the transcontinental lines was the Great Northern railway, extending from a point opposite Vancouver, B.C., and from Seattle, Wash., to Duluth, on Lake Superior, and to St Paul and Minneapolis, Minn., where connexion through to Chicago was made over an allied line,.
- Cloquet is served by the Northern Pacific, the Great Northern, the Duluth & North-Eastern, and (for freight only) the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul railways.