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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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Presbyterian Church with dirt path in front and wooden buildings in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Photograph

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".

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Photograph

Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

Photograph

"Byng I" Steamboat

Date: 1930 before

Description: Group of people on board the steamboat "Byng I" sometime prior to 1930.

Photograph

Raspberry Island

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wooden boats at Raspberry Island (or Devil's Island) dock with picnickers on shore. The "Lizzie W' and Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Toug...

Date: 1919 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.

Photograph

La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

Date: 1949 

Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Colonel and Mrs. Woods (right center) arriving on Madeline Island dock for summer visit. Thomas Stahl and his dog team (at left), loading luggage into dog...

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.

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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