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Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.

Postcard

Jackson Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.

Date: 1938-05-27 

Description: Right side view of the engine no. 1277, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of First Congregational Church. The view is perhaps taken from a park, which has trees and benches in the foreground.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1925 by A.J. O'Donnell at the cost of five hundred dollars, the filling station located at 720 Center Avenue was designed to resemble a house — al...

Photograph

Fulton Street

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

Photograph

Pleasant Street

Date: 1980-03-24 

Description: A birch tree is in the center foreground. Behind it is a municipal parking lot with an automobile parked in it near the storefront of Neubauer's Sporting G...

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

Date:  

Description: View of the plant and residential area, with smokestacks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: East facing view from the Upper Bridge, featuring the Beloit water tower in the distance.

Photograph

Al's Snack Shop

Date:  

Description: View from parking lot of cars parked in front of Al's Snack Shop. There are awnings over the entrances and two large windows with neon signs.

Photograph

Service Station

Date: 1979-11-18 

Description: An electrical box on a wooden pole is in the center foreground. Behind it is a street, and on the other side of the street is a Phillips 66 service station...

Date: 2008 

Description: Standard Oil Company constructed this brick super-service station in 1930 at 101 North Franklin Street. Its Spanish Colonial-style details include decorati...

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