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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Walters Brewery with adjacent buildings.

Date: 1870 

Description: View of the town and Chippewa river, with a steamboat in the center of the image. A smaller boat is next to the steamboat, with a man standing either in t...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Front entry way to the "Washington" school, on the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

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...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Ingram and Pinkum sawmill (left), Ingram and Kennedy mill (right), later incorporated as the Empire Lumber Co. In between the mills is a rafting shed. View...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Eau Claire.

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Original part built in 1856, where the present Eau Claire House stands. It was later moved to another site and eventually torn down to make room for the Y....

Date: 1881-07-28 ca.

Description: A group of men dressed in uniform gather near a fence in a shaded encampment. Several tents are visible in the background. Caption on back of stereoview re...

Photograph

Ingram Block

Date: 1896 

Description: Corner view of the Ingram block, which contained the public library.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Presbyterian Church, built in 1857, the first church building in Eau Claire. From a lithograph in the margin of an early map.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

Photograph

Bartlett School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Third Ward, East Side, or "Bartlett School." This is probably the earliest picture in existence and is copied form the margin of "an old map." This first...

Photograph

Megget Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Tenement Block and Megget Home (built before 1870), River Street. The buildings where the A&P Market stands.

Photograph

Barstow Street

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Barstow Street looking north. View from the corner of Main Street, where the Eau Claire Book and Stationary Company later stood, looking north. The white...

Photograph

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

Description: The first Eau Claire House built in 1856. It burned down in 1875.

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large building facing the front right corner. There is a small "Post Office" sign on the right side of the building, and a larger "FURNITURE" sign to the...

Map or Atlas

Map of Eau Claire

Date: 1875 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, local streets, buildings, cemeteries, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes 1 inset map of Eau Claire. Also includes c...

Photograph

Ingram Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Ingram residence in winter, home of the wealthy lumberman O.H. Ingram.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The sawmill of Gilbert E. Porter and Delos R. Moon was located on the Chippewa River approximately three miles southwest of the city of Eau Claire. In 1873...

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