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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the De Soto depot. A locomotive, blowing steam, is approaching the platform, where a small group of people waits to board. A boxcar on the...

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Villa Louis

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards Villa Louis, with a white fence in the middle ground and a race track in the foreground.

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Looking South

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down bluff of a residential neighborhood. On the right is the Mississippi River. Railroad tracks run along the shoreline towards more bluffs.

Date: 1931 

Description: The entrance to the bridge during construction. A worker works on the side of the bridge on the right. Other workers in the middle of the bridge lay boards...

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Abandoned Farm

Date: 1964-09-07 ca.

Description: View from slope of an abandoned farm with empty farmhouse and barn in a open area surround by trees and hills.

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Charley Minney

Date:  date unknown

Description: Charley Minney posing in front of Villa Louis.

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Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved residential road. The Methodist Episcopal Church is on the right.

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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive at the De Soto depot on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. The Mississippi River is on the left.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Two cranes and a car at the bridge construction site. Several workers work on carving out the road at the edge of the river.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.

Date: 1961-08-13 

Description: A Wisconsin River swamp. The swampy area is framed by trees with more trees in the background hidden by fog.

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Trapeze Acrobats

Date: 1912 

Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Date: 2004 

Description: Holstein cows resting on a sunny day in a hilltop pasture. View to horizon towards wooded hills with clouds in the sky.

Date: 1985-06-01 

Description: William Meyer, owner of the Kickapoo Orchard at Gays Mills, adds pollen to beehives to help in pollination.

Date: 1925 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks with the De Soto depot on the left and the Mississippi River on the right. A car is parked at the depot, and bluffs...

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Lifting Fog

Date: 1961-08-20 ca.

Description: Fog lifts from a cornfield and low hills along Highway 131.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man dives off a pier into the Mississippi River. Another man is swimming in the water, while other men and boys stand on the floating pier.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.

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