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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...
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...
Description: View from shoreline of excursion boat docked in a wooded area. From left to right: Mary ??, Elizabeth Layton, Grace Hayman, Henry Wallis (owner of the Fren...
Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A young boy operating a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy is sitting in a field in the...
Description: View across railroad tracks towards a small group of men posing with Chicago & Northwestern Railway locomotive number 390 and a coal car. Dwellings and a c...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Railroad depot with train approaching the station.
Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....
Date: 1870 before
Description: View of a lumber hooker ship at dock on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at center. The Racine Woolen Mill is visible at right behind the...
Description: View across street towards the F.A. Averbeck Company, a jewelry and clock shop, and Cronin's Restaurant, on the corner of Main and South Pinckney Streets....
Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.
Description: Schooner Charles N. Ryan wrecked in a storm north of Ludington, Michigan on April 18, 1897. Possibly a photograph of the crew being rescued by the L...
Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...
Description: Timber railroad trestle over a wooded valley, apparently at the final stage of construction.
Description: A view of a wagon train passing through the town which includes numerous covered wagons and horses, and storefronts.
Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...
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