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Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...
Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.
Description: "Sandy's Goose Shot is at 105 E. Main St. in Waupun, WI." From left to right; Rudy Heinecke, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Ralph Widmer, John Bodden, and Shirley...
Description: "Waiting for George Bush Campaign Train."
Description: "Craig Ruffing, Les Beck, and Fred and Russ Bandlow relax at the old Weber Pioneer Beer Brewery."
Description: A view from Bedford Street of the smouldering ruins of the Hotel Washington. A pedestrian crosses the street in front of a parked firetruck. Water being us...
Description: Water from firehoses has frozen into ice that coats power wires, trees, and pumps at the gas station next to the Hotel Washington, which burns in the backg...
Description: "A new bridge was built where Zion Church Road intersects Highway 175. The road was later relocated and now passes on the right of the farm building on th...
Description: "Kay Widmer-Hren and her daughter Carly, join us at Petrie's Bavarian Inn in Fond du Lac, WI." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden, Shir...
Date: 1990 ca.
Description: Color photo of a person driving an International Harvester school bus. This photograph was likely taken for promotional or advertisement material for the b...
Description: Brian Bigler (right) and Ken Scott (left) on July 22, 1995 at the reception for their Holy Union Ceremony, which was held at Brigham Park, Blue Mounds, Wis...
Description: A stream of water shoots into the front entrance of the burning, smoking Hotel Washington. The crumpled hotel sign still hangs on the balcony.
Description: "George Bush Campaign Train visits Lomira."
Date: 1992 ca.
Description: Country house in ruins on Irene Road in DeKalb County.
Description: "On Good Friday our group elects to dine in Theresa, at St. Theresa's Parish Hall. Once or twice a year a fish fry is featured at St. Theresa's Catholic Ch...
Description: "Sporting three cameras, Mayville's famous photographer, Edgar G. Mueller, was photographed as he recorded the cupola restoration on the White Limestone Sc...
Description: "After electrician Armond Behm retired, an auction took place. Armond lived on County Trunk AH north of Theresa."
Description: "This ancient grain binder was put through its paces by brothers Jerry & Dale Kedinger of rural West Bend."
Description: "We dine at Sigrid's Bavarian Trail, a restaurant serving German food in Waupun, WI." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke...
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