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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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Wisconsin Central Railway's locomotive # 96 at the Waukesha depot.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.
Description: A group photograph including Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 4th from left) and her fellow travelers on a trip to Egypt.
Description: A rowboat full of passengers floats alongside a ferry, which travels between Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, and Rising Sun, Indiana. On the side of the ferry are s...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View down railroad tracks of three men standing on the White River bridge, six miles south of Ashland. This bridge was part of the Wisconsin Central Railro...
Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...
Date: 1889-11-02 before
Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Group of men, with women passengers, poling canoes through a marshy stretch of water on the Brule River-St. Croix River portage between Lake Superior and t...
Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...
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