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Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Photograph

Log Steering

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards two paddle-wheel boats steering logs into a neat, square formation. The boat in the foreground bears the name "Georgie S." Bluffs...

Date: 1931-01-23 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...

Photograph

Boating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five young boys pose in a rowboat near a large piece of driftwood. Another boat is docked at a pier along the shore.

Date: 1931 

Description: View from shoreline of a crane lifting machinery to workers at the top of the bridge during construction. Words on the crane reads, "Stevens Brothers and S...

Photograph

View of Lynxville

Date: 1912 

Description: View along Main Street of shops, horses and townspeople.

Photograph

Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks of the business district. On the left two people stand in front of a building on the corner with a signs that says: "Office". A...

Photograph

Highway 61

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from hillside of car driving down a winding road. Their are cornfields on both sides of the road.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view across the Wisconsin River. Men and boys stand on the railing of the covered bridge. A sign warns, "look out for the cars."

Date: 1921 

Description: View down sidewalk of (Hwy 30 W) with commercial buildings on both sides. A steep hill is in the background. On the left are parked cars near storefronts i...

Date: 1931 

Description: The entrance to the bridge during construction. A worker works on the side of the bridge on the right. Other workers in the middle of the bridge lay boards...

Photograph

C. B. & Q Yards

Date: 1925 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the Lynxville train depot on the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. There are bluffs on the right, and a man is walk...

Date: 1914 

Description: View of a man, who is apparently blind in one eye, sitting on the running board of a Model T Ford touring automobile outdoors. A young girl is sitting in t...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the two-story public schoolhouse with a bell cupola and flag pole. There is a wooden sidewalk in front of the school building. Branches and lea...

Photograph

Trapeze Acrobats

Date: 1912 

Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.

Photograph

De Soto Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a road, wooden boardwalk and railroad tracks leading towards a group of buildings near bluffs in the distance. On the right is a marshy ar...

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date: 1926 

Description: View from hill looking down at homes and businesses in town. A bridge goes over the Kickapoo River. The depot and railroad tracks and Main Street are behin...

Photograph

Boating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two young boys sit in a rowboat along a lakeshore. A group of people in a boat are visible in the background along the opposite shore.

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