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Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal, dug by hand in 1849 and completed in 1851. It was renovated by the Army Corps of Engineers after the Civil War.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

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Description: Back fold of a Wisconsin Dells promotional brochure featuring a simplified Wisconsin highway map with directions to the Dells, and a drawing of a family dr...

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1878 

Description: Kilbourn Bridge at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

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Description: Caption on stereoview reads, "In and about the Dells of the Wisconsin River. Sugar Bowl."

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church, a brick building with handsome shuttered Gothic windows. The congregation's horse-drawn vehicles are assemb...

Date: 1948-01-11 

Description: The remains of the Milwaukee Road railroad engine of the Portage to Madison passenger train, which exploded and derailed south of Arlington in Columbia Cou...

Date: 1836-11 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1929 

Description: Native American guide in native dress standing on the bow of a tour boat floating in the river. A pilot wearing a hat is sitting behind him. On the front o...

Photograph

Pioneer Cabin

Date: 1925 

Description: The "Pioneer Cabin" at Van Hill Cabins, with two entrances and log columns on the porch. A stone chimney is on the right.

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Description: A. C. Bennett poses in a car, which is parked in front of Kilbourn Bridge, with three other men. A man stands at the front of the car and another is sittin...

Date: 1927 

Description: The entrance archway to Riverview Free Campground, with signs advertising amenities and boat trips. The information and ticket desk are on the right of the...

Date: 1926 

Description: Schofield Cottage Hotel and driveway with an automobile parked near the porte-cochere. There are striped awnings over the windows on both the first and sec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The main building at Riverdale Resort. Three children are sitting on a bench on the lawn. Awnings are on all the windows, and there is a screened-in porch.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

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