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Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of the West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 1340, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Located in West Milwaukee. Trains, cars, tracks, and railroad buildings. The view is taken from the top of a building.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of busy street scene in downtown Milwaukee at the turn of the century showing a trolley, horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians near an interse...
Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...
Description: View across railroads tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad station. A number of children and adults are standing around the station. S...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Automobiles drive past the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds as they prepare for the beginning of the race.
Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...
Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.
Description: Tank car wreck at the Grand Trunk Western Railroad car ferry docks. A man wearing a hat is in the right foreground.
Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The MIlwaukee & St. Paul Railroad elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.
Description: Stereograph elevated view of exterior of the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce building. The six-story building features a clock-tower.
Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...
Description: Demolition of a smokestack. The stack is falling into a pile of rubble not far from the road.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.
Description: A uniformed man carries a dog to the back of an International D-2 truck used by the Wisconsin Humane Society. The truck is parked in the driveway near the...
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