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Photograph

Bridge Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down hill of a bridge across a river. There are railroad tracks going along the shoreline under the bridge.

Date: 1916 

Description: Four boys stand on Main Street posing for the photograph. Near them on the left two boys sit on the steps of a confectionery. Other pedestrians are scatter...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left a group of men are gathered on the sidewalk near a drinking fountain which is in front of a brick building wit...

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: View from top of new bridge of construction grounds at the bridge site. There are cars carrying building materials on the railroad tracks by the Bridgeport...

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Eastman power plant. Two children pose on a metal cylinder outside the plant. The text on the photograph reads, "The Best electric light pl...

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Workers pose at the entrance of the old bridge. There are railroad tracks in the foreground with signs that read, "free bridge," "men working," and "cautio...

Photograph

Mill and Windmill

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of a non-specified mill.

Photograph

Scenic View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of shoreline of boats tied along the banks the Mississippi River. A fish net drying rack is near the boats and a wooden walkway. The far shoreline is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.

Photograph

New Creamery

Date: 1912 

Description: Two men in work uniforms pose on the loading of the newly constructed creamery. Another man on the extreme right is carrying a milk can.

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: 1950-05-26 ca.

Description: Apple orchard in blossom on the side of a road. There are a number of cut stumps in the foreground. A house is visible in the background, as well as a watc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Photograph

Mississippi River

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...

Photograph

Street Corner

Date: 1965-07-05 

Description: Street corner with gasoline station, 7-Up sign in front of restaurant next door, and several storefronts across the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view from bluff. Far below is Main Street and the Mississippi River. The Bay State House facade can be seen among the buildings lining Main Stre...

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Photograph

Villa Louis Grounds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite panoramic view showing gazebo, star bed, and southeast corner of the lawn.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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