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Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...
Description: Stores along Route 30. There is a garage, bank (?), restaurant and rooms, and grocery store. On the utility pole there is a posting for roller skating.
Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...
Description: View down middle of main street of the business district. Automobiles are parked along the curb and pedestrians are on the sidewalk.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The second Iowa County Court House, built in 1842 and used as such until 1861. The building was torn down in 1913.
Description: View down Main Street.
Description: Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors. While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Pro...
Date: date unknown
Description: The Advert Church and a home next door. Two children lean on the home's fence.
Description: A downhill view of Main Street with a shoe store and other buildings on the left. Some homes and a church in the distance. Horses and wagons in the street...
Description: Elevated view of exterior of Saint Joseph's Hospital. The three-story building has a cross on the roof over the entrance.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U) Temple. The temple is a simple building with a tower with a weather vane above the main e...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Ruggles Tavern from yard. There is a long, screened-in porch along the front of the L-shaped building. A stone mounting block is at the c...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Mineral Point Opera House and City Hall from across the street.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Three men are working outside on the street in front of the Dodgeville Hotel.
Date: 1960 after
Description: View of businesses on High Street, including the Rexall Drugstore on the left corner. One can also see a glimpse of the City Hall, directly across the stre...
Description: Exterior view of the Advent Church, featuring the church building situated next to a dwelling on the right.
Description: Two girls and a toddler pose on the side of the street on a sidewalk. Three girls play farther down near a storefront with two cars parked along the street...
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