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Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
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