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Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...

Photograph

Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.

Date: 1873 

Description: This 1873 map of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, which at the time also encompassed all or part of Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Taylor counties, shows the township...

Date: 1878 

Description: View from riverbank of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 142 on the Kilbourn bridge.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1863 

Description: A map of Illinois showing all railroads, stations, and towns.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin with an inset of Clifton.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Racine, with an inset of Racine College.

Date: 1894-06-11 

Description: Several men unload coal from barges with shovels. A row of buildings is in the background.

Date: 1883 

Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Julius Hable sits in a horse-drawn buggy. Immediately to the left stands August Hable, and August Krueger stands next to him. In the foreground, Clarance H...

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