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Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The first forestry building at Trout Lake Headquarters. It served the crew for eating and sleeping while they were clearing for the nursery site in progres...

Photograph

Wisconsin Cottage

Date: 1927 

Description: Four people and a dog pose in front of a small cottage with a large fieldstone fireplace. They are, from left: Armin Duchow and his father George, Potter,...

Date: 1941 

Description: Mrs. Annie Sun stretching a deer hide.

Map or Atlas

Vilas County Map

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A map of Vilas county in northern Wisconsin.

Photograph

At Laura Lake

Date: 1949-11-16 

Description: Three men, Mackie, Breuer, and Harrington, stand in front of Laura Lake. The far shoreline is in the far background. Laura Lake was surveyed by the Wiscons...

Date: 1950 after

Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.

The marker text reads:

"FIRST FOREST PATROL FLI...

Date: 1935 

Description: Barracks buildings at the Crystal Lake Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp.

Photograph

Camp 2

Date: 1912 

Description: Probably a view of a ranger camp house. There is a ladder propped outside at the front, and there is a broken window with temporary board repairs. Two men...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Picnic party on the rocks along the shore, among the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Railroad track and station, with store and hotel.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: This mid-20th century map shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Vilas County,...

Date: 1929 

Description: Framework for a Chippewa (Ojibwa) wigwam (left) and long medicine lodge at Lac du Flambeau. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepar...

Photograph

Neal in the Pines

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington standing among the pines (Trout Lake?).

Date: 1940-02-25 

Description: Winter scene with cross country skiers from Eagle River skiing on the Anvil Lake Ski Trail in the Nicolet National Forest.

Date: 1974-07 

Description: Nelson takes time out during a campaign trip to talk with two boys. Dressed casually, Nelson is shown squatting down in a marsh area between the boys who a...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Trout Lake was the site of the first forest planting or nursery. This camp was at the north end of Trout Lake.

Photograph

Train Time

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Passengers at the depot, awaiting the arrival of the train.

Date: 1911 

Description: Yawkey-Bissell Lumber Co. main line logging railroad tracks “through virgin pine timber” south of Trout Lake.

Photograph

Star Lake

Date: 1900 

Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

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