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February 11, 2019
Electric power poles with street lights on them were added to Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue in 1913. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Electric lights have adorned Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue for more than a century
February 11, 2019 - 3:22pm
February 10, 2019
This 1895 photo from the Becker County Museum shows a large snow pile located in front of the McCarthy Building and the Detroit Post Office on Washington Avenue.
The winter of 1895 saw heavy snowfall in Detroit Lakes
February 10, 2019 - 5:49pm
February 3, 2019
The view of Washington Avenue from the north side of the railroad tracks, back in the days before the roadway was paved. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Washington Avenue: A look back into its past
February 3, 2019 - 2:22pm
January 27, 2019
This street scene from downtown Detroit Lakes was once used as a postcard. Though the streets are now paved and the storefronts look a bit different, the similarities to today's downtown can still be seen in this Becker County Museum photo.
City of Detroit Lakes to celebrate sesquicentennial in 2021
January 27, 2019 - 3:30pm
July 11, 2018
Owner Monty Becker, right, explained how they have "risen from the ashes" after a devastating fire destroyed most of their display product at their previous location on Randolf. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Where one door closes... : Silver Leaf Home Center opens new store on Washington Avenue after fire
July 11, 2018 - 4:59pm
January 12, 2017
Coldwell Banker At The Lakes has moved locations from their former building on Highway 10 to a better-sized building on Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Kaysey Price/Tribune
Coldwell Banker moves to Washington Avenue location
January 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
August 4, 2013
DL to host run down Washington Avenue
August 4, 2013 - 6:00pm
November 27, 2010
A boxcar can be seen in the far distance of this 1873 photo taken looking south on Washington Avenue. The handwritten caption on the original photo says that Dave Carlson's Drug Store is at the extreme left. Photo courtesy of the Becker County Historical Society
Washington Avenue paved with history
November 27, 2010 - 5:23pm