|The Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Passenger Station- Tower, Minnesota (hereinafter Tower Depot) is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A, with the Areas of Significance being both Transportation and Entertainment/Recreation. As such, its level of significance is both local and statewide, relating to the state historic context ofMinnesota Tourism and Recreation in the Lakes Region, 1870- 1945. It also relates to the National Park Service's internal context Tourism and Recreational Development in the Minnesota Northern Border Lakes, 1880s-1950s. The period of significance is from its construction date of 1915 through 1951, when the D&IR ended passenger service to Tower. All train service ceased in 1962, and in 1966 the railroad donated the depot to the City of Tower.