Listen to the old horn!
Story contributed by Zenith City Online
|by This Day|
On this day in Duluth in 2006, members of Duluth’s TOOT (“ReTurn Our Old Tone”), who had purchased Duluth’s old fog horn, dismantled the horn. Duluth had relied on a fog horn from 1885 to until the 1970s—some folks loved it, others hated it. The 1885 signal was updated with steam-powered whistles in 1901, locomotive […]
|The diaphone fog whistle as it appeared inside the South Pier Lighthouse. (Image: X-comm.)|