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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...

Date: 1877-10-27 

Description: The arrival of the first train in Waukon, on the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad line. There is a large crowd gathered near the tracks, and one man stands on...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Photograph

De Pere Depot

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Photograph

Two Doves Houseboat

Date: 1894-05-07 

Description: View of a houseboat named "Two Doves" on the Ohio River.

Date: 1876 before

Description: 462 Virginia Street. The buildings on the left are the old Melms Brewery located at the south side of the Menomonee Valley. About 1857 C.T. Melms organized...

Photograph

Silver Spring

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: An elegant carriage and group of people stand in front of a picket fence with a brick house with shutters and hipped roof behind. More people stand in the...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...

Date: 1866 after

Description: View taken from the extreme end of Clark's Saw and Planing Mill. An old flour mill can be seen behind the bridge, and to the extreme right are three small...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway's locomotive # 96 at the Waukesha depot.

Photograph

Picnicking in Field

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Group on picnic in field with carriages and flag. Photograph for "G. Gunhus."

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Buena Vista House with electric power lines. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, who is said to have g...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.

Date: 1899-05 

Description: View of Hattie Braemer, Florentina Krueger, and Sarah Krueger on a horse-drawn buggy, ready to go to the circus.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ice near the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A woman drives a horse-drawn carriage over a rustic, wooden bridge.

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