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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1882-09-01 

Description: View looking up towards the special train of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad comprised of 24 freight cars loaded with lumber and other...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard of tree-shaded two-story brick house with hipped roof. Baby in wicker carriage with fringed top.

Date: 1883 

Description: View from street of John Hess and Froderick Schmitz and a horse on the sidewalk in front of the entrance to 508 State Street, the Hess and Schmitz Livery B...

Photograph

Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Springfield Township, Dane County (Section 22) corner of Fischer Road and Highway 12, Wi. Abraham C. Martin, a farmer and dairyman with his family in fron...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, (1862-1893) in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Springfield Township, Dane County (Section 22) corner of Fischer Road and Highway 12, Wi. Abraham C. Martin, a farmer and dairyman with his family in fron...

Photograph

Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Date: 1889 

Description: A family posing in an open carriage pulled by a matched team of horses on the shore of Rock Lake near Lake Mills. A handwritten caption identifies the fami...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

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