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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 ca.
Description: Manitowish Lake in Manitowish Waters.
Description: This 1908 map shows the town and range grid, sections, cities and villages, acreages, settlers, schools, wagon roads, railroads, saw mills, and lakes, stre...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Picnic party on the rocks along the shore, among the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.
Description: The World Snowmobile Championship showing the track, snowmobiles, competitors, bleachers and spectators.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A cabin located in woods consisting of young birch and pine trees, a wooden chair situated under the trees. Sylvan Retreat was located near Lac du Flambeau...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: This 1909 map of northern Wisconsin and a portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula shows the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, cities and villages, railroad...
Description: View of the main building at the Headquarters Camp State Board of Forestry at Trout Lake. This was the Headquarters of Field Instruction for Forest Ranger...
Date: 1935-11-28 before
Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A man feeds a bear in a large cage at the Gateway Inn. A group of people are gathered at the right side of the cage.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...
Description: This topographical map of the forest preserve shows highways, roads, trails, telephone lines, Native American reservations, Ranger sub-stations, state nurs...
Description: Trout Lake Forest Headquarters, the deer corral, with four fawns. Three of the fawns are eating from a trough, the third from a pail held by a man, who may...
Description: View from behind of group of spectators watching competitors at the World Snowmobile Championship.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View of a one-story log lodge, the Tavern - Crawling Stone Lodge, and a tipi with trees in the background and foreground. There is a lake behind the lodge.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Passengers at the depot, awaiting the arrival of the train.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View of an automobile parked along the side of the road during a scenic drive through virgin forest near Lac du Flambeau.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: View looking down middle of Main Street. Businesses from left to right include the U.S. Post Office, Tire & Battery Service, Store - Tourist & Supplies, St...
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