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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Corner of Main and First Street. The first two buildings on the southwest corner are Abraham Meinhold's dry goods and LeClair's hardware store. Next is A.F...
Description: View of the Central Wisconsin Telephone Company exchange building from the street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street in Black River Falls, ca. 1886, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Woman in tilted hat posing across the street from stores: J.J. McGillivray Sash and Door Company and Squire's Oyster House. Probably on Water Street.
Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Description: View of Main Street and the surrounding buildings.
Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...
Description: Group of people looking at single car at the railroad station, probably a special car for a traveling minstrel show.
Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bandwagon and animal cage pass in a circus parade. Probably the...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Black River Falls, looking southwest.
Description: Elevated view of town, probably looking south from the Van Schaick residence.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
Description: View of a Lutheran church.
Description: Front view of Baptist Church.
Date: 1885 before
Description: Elevated view of the river and town. Probably prior to 1885 because the Van Schaick building/photograph gallery is not constructed on Second Street.
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