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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

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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.

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Blacksmith Shop

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of a man in overalls standing in front of the Dobson Brothers General Blacksmith and Repair Shop. The Methodist Evangelical...

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Bridgeport Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel.

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Beardsley Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Beardsley's house from the street. A young man in overalls stands on the wooden sidewalk. There is a hammock on the porch. A large building...

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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

Toll Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A covered bridge across the Wisconsin River.

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children standing in the middle of the unpaved street. On the left are storefronts, and in the far distance is a church and tree-lined rid...

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View of Lynxville

Date: 1912 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

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: 1921 

Description: View down sidewalk of Main Street with commercial buildings on both sides. A steep hill with trees is in the far background. On the left are doctor's offic...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

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Bridgeport Depot

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Bridgeport depot on the Wisconsin River. A group of men and boys pose on the platform. There is a Wells Fargo Company Express sign bel...

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."

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of horses, wagons and buggies parked in front of buildings. Three men stand near a hotel on the right. A church building is in the backgroun...

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...

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Mill and Windmill

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of a non-specified mill.

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Bay State House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Bay State House hotel. The building features three stories, a porch, a balcony, and a gable roof.

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...

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