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Date: 1868 after

Description: The river steamer Chippewa drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. The steamer was built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866...

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...

Date: 1884 

Description: Stereograph view , with the Meggett building on the right hand side, and another building along the left hand side. A church's steeple is visible behind t...

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

Eau Claire House

Date: 1865 after

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

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: 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: 1896 

Description: Interior view of the Eau Claire Public Library. Tables and bookshelves in the public library reading room.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the the many buildings in Eau Claire's lower east side.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the courthouse. Roof and lower part have since been changed.

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...

Date: 1877 

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...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Eau Claire from eastside hill near Carter. A man and young child stand in the foreground.

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

Meggett Residence

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Meggett residence at the corner of Jones and River Streets.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Methodist church on Barstow Street, built during the 1860's.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Eau Claire Lumber Company, later the Cutter shoe factory. It was still standing in 1931.

Photograph

Allen's Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of a two-story wood-sided building, with a sidewalk next to the street.

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: 1872 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Eau Claire depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, bridges, piers, canals, railroads, and the Chippewa and Eau Clair...

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