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Photograph

Quarry Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over quarry towards two men in suits sitting at the top edge of the cut face of the granite quarry. In the background is a house at the top of the hil...

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: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

Photograph

Ada Bass in Hammock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.

Photograph

Fox River in Winter

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River during the winter. A hill with trees on the far shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada, the photographer's wife, and son, Cary, seated in front of an unidentified woman and a young girl. The woman and girl are both looking at 'Dick,' the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view, looking east, of the grounds and buildings of the Montello Granite Company. On the left, a train car with "Detroit Southern" painted on it stands o...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

Postcard

Headstones

Date: 1908 

Description: Rows of granite headstones and plinths arranged in front of buildings at the Montello quarry. A derrick is standing in the background on the left; there is...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

Photograph

Draining Wetland

Date: 1931 

Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...

Postcard

Railroad Tracks

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view, framed with an oval mask, of the Wisconsin Central spur line tracks along the north shore of Buffalo Lake at Montello. The spur connected with the...

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

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