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Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...
Date: 1899-06-12 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...
Description: View from shoreline over river towards the town.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.
Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...
Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring the Waupun Plank Road.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family of four stands in the distance next to a horse and carriage. Behind them is a barn with cupola and weather vane and a white frame house.
Date: 1881-03-21 ca.
Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Shows city limits, railroads, mills, schools, cemeteries, dams, parks, lumber yards, log canals, log reservoir, Chippewa River, Eau Claire River, and Half...
Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities and villages, roads,...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Looking down one of Whitehall's streets with horses, carriages, men and stores. A wagon is unloading tobacco.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Map reads, "Map of Wisconsin". The map includes the counties, an inset of the city of Milwaukee, total population of each county and of the state. The scal...
Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...
Description: View of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad drawbridge and trestle.
Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...
Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...
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