This aerial photo is the very first photo listed in the New Brighton Area Historical Society’s data base of 5000 photos. The original photo was donated by Jim Skiba, and numbered #01.01. A restored photo is on display in the New Brighton History Center’s freight room at Long Lake Regional Park. And it is featured…
A Tribute to Gene Skiba
The New Brighton Area Historical Society (NBAHS) mourns the loss of Gene Skiba on Friday, June 5, 2009. Gene Skiba was one of the founders of the NBAHS and was the Editor Emeritus of the New Brighton Bulletin. Gene was born in Mounds View Township August 16, 1923, and was a resident of New Brighton…
Lenny Kloncz memorial bench
Here is a photo of Wayne Searles and Ron Cota, loyal volunteers of the society, as they are preparing to install the park bench in honor of volunteer Lenny Kloncz. Wayne and Ron are responsible for much of the maintenance of our depot museum, and we thank them for their service.