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The intersection of Washington Avenue and Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes looked quite different 50 years ago.

Political signs out 50 years ago, too

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Washington Avenue and Highway 10 intersection in the fall of 1960 -- the Republican headquarters are in the building on the left. Democrat headquarters are across the street where the Detroit State Bank was located from June 26, 1926, until it moved to 115 East Holmes Street on May 31, 1960.


Remodeling of the First National Bank started in the fall of 1960. There is a big hole in the wall where Klien Drug used to occupy the northwest corner of the First National Bank building.

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