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Description: Lithography of C. Van Benthuysen.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lone Rock.
Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...
Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: View down Main Street. On the left a man is driving a wagon with a team of two horses, and on the right a man stands on a wagon pulled by one horse. Houses...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Description: Side view of the locomotive purchased by the Pine River and Stevens Point Railroad, being hauled over land from Lone Rock to Richland Center. In the backgr...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: View down Main Street featuring crowds of people near the Theatre Comique and other stores and offices.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man in work clothes operates a horse-drawn mower in a patch of grass along a waterfront, while another man wearing a hat and tie looks on. Ships, a dock,...
Date: 1872 after
Description: A view of the hotel, at 100 Jackson Street, built in 1872. It contains decorative brickwork around all street-side windows and on the pediment. The main...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Park Hotel on the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. The Park Hotel wagon and baggage wagon are in front of the hotel. People are in front of the building...
Description: A family in a wagon, on horseback and standing in front of farmstead that has a stone fence.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...
Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.
Description: Back view of Union High School.
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