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Savage BridgeThe bridge that connected Bloomington and Savage.
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Savage BridgeThe Savage Bridge leading to Bloomington, photographed from a 1972 newspaper clipping.
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Double track Steel Draw Bridge - Savage MinnesotaThe $50,000.00 double track steel draw bridge on the Dan Patch Electric Railroad crossing the Minnesota River at Savage. This photo was taken shortly after the bridge was completed and during the highest stage of the recent waters of the Minnesota River. The bridge has been in operation for steamboats for several months. Source: Dan Patch Electric Railroad informational brochure 1908.
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City of Savage City HallCity of Savage business cards 2019.
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Savage Butcher shop
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Savage by Air 2016The City Campus of the City Hall/Police, library and post office are viewed at the left of the photo. The Loftus farm appears.
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The Savage CafeThree friends at the Savage Cafe. Shown - Janet Bohn, Carol Sue Becky and Nancy Oster.
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City of Savage City HallCeiling of the Savage Council Chambers.
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Savage City Hall and Fire StationThe Minnesota Valley Review used this photo of the City Hall and Fire Station in a number of their issues.
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Savage City Hall winter viewWinter 2019 Savage City Hall.
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Savage Community ParkSavage Community Park located at 13500 Dakota Ave South. Photo compliments of the City of Savage.

This park is 55 acres and includes baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, trails, a nature area, fishing pier, a soccer field, basketball court, playground equipment, and the city's skateboard park. The McColl Pond Environmental Learning and Event Center (ELC) is set among 10 acres of native prairie, rain gardens, butterfly gardens and mature trees within Community Park.

It offers an outdoor classroom and observation area. It is also available to rent, and is a picture-perfect location for weddings, graduation parties, family gatherings, and many other private occasions. The Savage Sports Center is located in the northwest part of Community Park, and is a state-of-the-art indoor athletic facility that offers a climate controlled space for staying active during the months of November through April. May through October the dome structure is down and the artificial turf becomes an excellent outdoor venue for athletic competitions.

The Sports Center is available to the public for daily activities, facility rental for athletic practices and events, along with hosting birthday parties, and other private uses.


Amenities:

Baseball/Softball Field
Boating
Bocce Court
Canoeing
Grill
Hiking
Nature Area
Picnic Shelter
Playground
Skateboard Park
Soccer Field
Walking Trail
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Savage City Hall Council chambers2020 - City of Savage Council chambers. Photo compliments of the City.
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City of Savage City HallExterior view of the roof for the Savage City Council chambers.
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City of Savage City HallOne of the interior walls of the City Hall Council chambers, Savage 2019.
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City of Savage City HallA view of the City of Savage Council chambers.
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City of Savage City Connection - December 2020.City of Savage City Connection - December 2020.

A city publication mailed to residents and businesses of Savage. In the This is Savage Sharing our History, the Savage Fen is presented.
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Savage DepotThe restored Savage railroad depot open for business. This station has been moved twice from its original location. In 1973 it was moved to Murphy's Landing in Shakopee and then it was moved back to Savage in 2006. The book "The Chicago And Northwestern In Minnesota" (Luecke, 1990) claims this station was built in 1883.
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Savage DepotWinter at the Savage Depot 2018. This station has been moved twice from its original location. In 1973 it was moved to Murphy's Landing in Shakopee and then it was moved back to Savage in 2006. The book "The Chicago And Northwestern In Minnesota" (Luecke, 1990) claims this station was built in 1883.
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Savage DepotSavage depot, 1950s.
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Savage Fire DepartmentJanuary 2, 1999 Savage Pacer - Fire Department gear.
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Savage Fire Department 2019One of the Savage fire stations, photo compliments of the City of Savage.
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Savage Fire Department The Savage fire truck at a 2017 community event.
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Downtown SavageOnce the Savage postoffice.
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Marion SavageThe Summer home of Marion Savage was in Bloomington overlooking his stables in Hamilton (Savage) Minnesota.
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Hidden Valley stone fireplaceApril 9, 1959 Dakota County Tribune:

A stone from every state in the Union is in the fireplace at Hidden Valley, Savage...

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Savage hotel
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The history of SavageA history of Savage through photos.
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A painting of Savage MInnesotaA by-gone winter scene. Howard Lindberg, a Savage artist, recently created a nostalgic scene of downtown Savage, which featured a couple of youngsters trudging through the snow pas the old Campbell home...also shown is St. John the Baptist Church.
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Savage kids 1936In 1936, Pat McLaughlin, Mickey Hynes and Ray Egan stand across the street from St. John the Baptist Church.
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Savage library and Heritage Room.Lobby entry of the Savage Library and Heritage Room.
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