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Date: 1890 

Description: "For prices, terms and all particulars regarding these lands, apply to Charles E. Simmons, Land Commissioner, Chicago & North-Western Railway, Chicago, Ill...

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1892 

Description: A cloth mounted, hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing the rail routes, counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the state. The map also shows eastern...


Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1894-05-04 

Description: Jessie Thwaites wearing a fashionable dress and hat as she rows a boat on the Monongahela River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

Date: 1864 

Description: View down to valley of Union soldiers posing on the roof of a log building. A log bridge crosses a stream, and many trees are on the hillsides. Plate 05


Bascom Hall

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.


Linden Drive

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Extension Building can be seen in the far left distance.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

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