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Photograph

Jesse Stone

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Jesse Stone walking on board sidewalk, with the Mission Inn along the shoreline in the background.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Elmer Nelson sorting through boxes of goods being transported on the "Dream Sled" windsled.

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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

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The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...

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Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

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Windsled near Pier

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Mrs. Saxon in buggy with umbrella being pulled by her horse named Trixie.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, taken from the Mission Inn.

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Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

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Apostle Islands

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary Baldwin (Duluth), John Neimeyer (Duluth), and the bow of the "Zenya."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...

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