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Date: 1886 

Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Photograph

Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

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.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Photograph

G.W. Peck's Store

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

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