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Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a motor launch with striped canopy moored along the shore just above the Fox River Lock on Buffalo Lake. A finely dressed party o...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

Postcard

Society Hill

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four large, wood frame houses are seen in this view looking west along Lake Avenue. A small brick house with front bay window is visible through the open p...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

Photograph

Quarry Workers

Date: 1878 

Description: Stereograph of a bearded man with vest and suit posing on a narrow gauge railroad at the granite works in Montello. Workmen are posing around him. Most of...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking west over the Montello Granite Company's works framed by an irregular mask. Two wooden derricks and irregular blocks of granite are i...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dodge family standing on the front porch of their house on East Montello Street. Frank Dodge lost his right leg in an accident while working in the gra...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store. A woman is walking on the street nearby, and a boy or man w...

Photograph

Men on Main Street

Date: 1908 

Description: Men standing in front of bank on Main Street.

Photograph

In the Quarry

Date: 1904 before

Description: A boy is standing and holding the bridle of a horse harnessed to an open wagon in the granite quarry. Ethel Richter, standing in the wagon with her sister...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Photograph

After the Fire

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of two barefoot children who are near a charred wooden sidewalk, lower left, that marks the course of Nebraska (now West Montello) Street tow...

Photograph

South Shore

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along shoreline of a man and two boys fishing on a wooden dock. A rowboat is pulled up on the shore. Two cars are parked near trees. In the far backgr...

Date: 1930 

Description: The log cabin store where a woman poses in the service window, and a man and a woman poses outdoors. There is a car parked in the road. The store advertise...

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Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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