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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of city, land ownership by name, local streets, roads, and part of Willow River and Lake St. Croix. The map is indexed by additions a...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Elevated view of New Richmond after the tornado hit on June 12, 1899. Many people are gathered around the railroad tracks and a few others are seen among t...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The still smoldering foundation of a burned brick building in the wake of a tornado that swept through the town. More debris can be seen in the background.

Date: 1899 before

Description: View of a marching band parading beneath an decorated arch on Main Street. Onlookers line both sides of the street. American flags fly over the road and fr...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix County Court House with six people standing in front of it.

Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Men, one of whom is holding an umbrella, stand looking at a tree that has been stripped of its bark by a tornado. It also appears to be embedded with a pie...

Photograph

Debris Field

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Field of debris left in the wake of a tornado. A crowd of people are observing the destruction from a high vantage point.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1872 

Description: Employees of the West Wisconsin Railway stand in a line in front of Engine No. 12. From left to right are E.S. Graves (auditor's office clerk), A.H. Baldwi...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Man standing around the remains of a house that has been demolished during a tornado. A man is standing near a horse on the right. In the background a smal...

Photograph

Fourth of July

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1873 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on cloth and shows lot numbers, block letters, streets, West Wis. Railway, Hudson City Mills, and Lake St. Croix. Also included are...

Photograph

St. Croix Bridge

Date: 1898 

Description: St. Croix River bridge with a view of the town in the background.

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