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Description: The photographer's father-in-law, Leroy J. Burlingame, with Everetta and Cary Bass and the dog, Cuff in the yard of a house. An unidentified woman stands...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.
Description: Evaline Helen Marshall and unidentified woman on a rock cliff over Devil's Lake.
Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is posed around a table adorned with a knit cloth. Andrew and his wife, Sarah, are in rocking chairs with cloths over the backs....
Date: 1881-03-21 ca.
Description: A man rows a small boat through Mouth Rood's Glen. Behind the boat a portable darkroom tent is set up.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.
Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.
Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...
Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...
Description: View from riverbank of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 142 on the Kilbourn bridge.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view from shoreline of the rock formation in the dalles of the Wisconsin River. A man is paddling a canoe in the foreground. Printed...
Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen family sits around a table. One man holds a cane. A lady has a watch chain. Behind them is a frame house with a bird cage hanging o...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...
Description: Munger's Mill and dam, with men standing on and around the dam.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.
Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is sitting around a table covered in a white knit cloth. Some of them are holding books. Their frame house is in the background....
Description: Sunlight shining through a cloud, illuminating the water below.
Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...
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