Pictured on this postcard is Rattlesnake Curve. Streetcars ran in Stillwater from 1889 to 1932 and were an extension of the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Company’s streetcar lines. This view shows the streetcar as it headed west along the south side of Lake McKusick. Rattlesnake Curve was towards the southwest end of the lake, near present-day Kallie Court.
The library has a large collection of historical postcards depicting scenes and landmarks from in and around Stillwater. View the collection any time the library is open in the Saint Croix Collection Room.