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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on the end of the raft as he prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Sunlight shining through a cloud, illuminating the water below.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A view of the town of Lodi as viewed from the hill north of the cemetery.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Date: 1895 

Description: Munger's Mill and dam, with men standing on and around the dam.

Photograph

Laffan Hop Yard

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Hop pickers posing in the Laffan hop yard.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A dirt road leads to Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) frame house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac. A family is under a tree near a wooden fence. On the right is...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, built in 1853 and replaced in 1886.

Photograph

Portage Canal

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: 1870 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family poses in front of their frame house with some of their furniture. A quilt is on the back of one chair and a shawl is on the bac...

Date: 1878 

Description: View from riverbank of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 142 on the Kilbourn bridge.

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...

Date: 1877 

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...

Photograph

Turner-Rusch House

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...

Photograph

S. Pettersen Family

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: S. Pettersen family around square "center" table with a checkered table cloth in a house yard. A child is seated on the ground with the family dog while an...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the Alexander Mitchell steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ru...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man as he rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

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