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This portion of the sprawling Tiger Marine building will be demolished with the rest of the building to create a new home for The Happy Sol, a popular clothing boutique in New London. Built about a century ago, the building was used to sell and service Model T and Model A automobiles. It has also played home to a pool hall and a boat retail and service business. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

A piece of New London, Minn., commercial history comes to an end

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NEW LONDON - A New London Main Street building with a century-long history that started with selling and servicing Model T cars and ended with selling and servicing boats - with a long stint as a pool hall in the middle - will be demolished this week.


Demolition of the former Tiger Marine building is expected to begin today.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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