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Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stephen Bull residence before enlargement. Edna Billings appears at the right.

Date: 1886 

Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...

Date: 1863 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat "Golden Era", which did service during the Civil War, docked near buildings. It was sold to Michael Purcell of New Orleans i...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

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Burnside Bridge

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam, the Burnside Bridge.

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...

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Grandall's House

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A path made of wooden planks leads through a tangle of shrubs and other small plants leading to Grandall's house, a two-story brick structure. A man stands...

Date: 1884 

Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...

Date: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

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James Sanford Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Ada Bass leaning against a fence, next to Everetta Bass as a young girl, along a dirt road. Another unidentified woman is also leaning against a fence.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Man lying on the grass along a tree-lined drive that leads to a frame house in background. Rural house, country estate.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1876 

Description: View down a tree-lined lane to cattle drinking at a trough, a stone house and a man sitting on a fence. A home and farm buildings are in the background.

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