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Description: Train stopped at the Ferryville depot. The caption reads, "Limited Going 50 Miles."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A moving train departs the Ferryville depot. Two men are near wooden boxes and containers. Four girls sit on the ground near the platform, and one of them...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View across road of two men, a dog and a boy standing in front of a variety store.
Description: Exterior view of two public school buildings. The left building has a bell tower, with a flag hanging horizontally from peak of the roof over the entrance.
Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...
Date: 1965-07-05 ca.
Description: View from the Mississippi River toward the bluffs. A residential home, old bank building, truck and railroad building are visible. Railroad tracks runs acr...
Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building features a sign that says: M.E. 1893. There is a lamp over the entrance, a small, lattice-e...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view down railroad tracks near the Bridgeport depot. A woman with her hands behind her back poses on one track. Three boys wearing overalls pose on the m...
Date: 1961-08-13 ca.
Description: A pasture along Highway 60 on a foggy morning. In the middle of the pasture near a fence is a sign for "WIS 60" underneath a caricatured Native American fi...
Description: Exterior view of the Bay State House hotel. The building features three stories, a porch, a balcony, and a gable roof.
Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...
Description: Senator William Proxmire walked thousands of miles in Wisconsin to meet constituents. Here he is, in a snowmobile suit, shaking hands with a woman outside...
Description: An old Ford Roadster and a new Ford Thunderbird parked at a service station.
Description: View down road of the exterior of a general store. Men, women, and children pose near the three parked vehicles outside the storefront. One of the vehicles...
Description: A man and his two dogs pose on the snowy lawn outside his house. There are two trees in the front yard. One tree has a swing hanging from it.
Description: A blurred image of a man as he is walking across the unpaved street which goes down to the Mississippi River. The Bay State House and more storefronts are...
Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Villa Louis, built by H. Louis Dousman in 1870.
Description: Street scene with a Shell gasoline station, the Kitty Korner Kafe, and a phone booth in early morning fog.
Date: 1961-08-19 ca.
Description: View straight through support structure of underside of a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. The far shoreline of trees and hills can be seen in the...
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