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Description: Street view of two-story residential houses and buildings. A horse-drawn wagon sitting outside a store is visible on the far right.
Date: 1928 after
Description: The Tri City Airport which served Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa, was organized in 1928 after the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company decided to pur...
Description: Paper manufacturing equipment of the Consolidated Paper Company.
Description: Old building and equipment on the property of the Blum Box Company.
Description: Laboratory development of a paper-based plastic laminate product by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, during World War II. The product was used...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Nekoosa-Edwards paper mill with river in foreground.
Description: Cranberry plants in bloom at Cranmoor marsh.
Description: A woman wearing a jacket and hairnet sorts cranberries on a conveyor belt at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Factory of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company, showing several of the early laminate presses used for its World War II military production...
Description: Panoramic view of Riverside Park during the winter.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Machinery used for grading cranberries. As the berries move through the machine the are sorted by size and deposited on the appropriate conveyor belt for p...
Date: 1940 after
Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...
Description: Earl Otto, an executive of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper, takes a turn during the machine gun test of the laminate plastic panels being devel...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Man posing with crates of newly harvested cranberries. The cranberries have not been cleaned as there is still plant debris in the crates.
Description: Interior view of the Consolidated Paper Company factory showing the large treater used in the manufacture of glider parts during World War II. Ralph Turne...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company, Nekoosa Mill. Operated by water power to produce news and book paper from both ground wood and sulphite pulp on two wide pap...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Potawatomi family standing in front of a log cabin.
Description: Office building and factory of the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Paper Company.
Description: Close-up of conveyor belt showing the sorting of cranberries at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: View from the southwest looking toward an old bridge over Rocky Creek, in the Town of Wood, Wood County. A farm is visible in the distance.
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