3M Plant, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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3M Plant

2001
Neighborhood/s: Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Historic Function: Industrial site

Dayton's Bluff Saint Paul Ramsey

3M Plant, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Location of original 3M plant in St. Paul. Nearly 5,000 workers here were organized into the Gas and Coke Workers Union (CIO) during the 1940s, now the Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical & Energy Workers union. Some 15 workers were killed in an industrial explosion here in the 1950s. 3M Explosion

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The explosion could be heard as far away as Saint Clair Ave. and Lexington -- the Crocus Hill area.

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