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Date: 2008 

Description: Standard Oil Company constructed this brick super-service station in 1930 at 101 North Franklin Street. Its Spanish Colonial-style details include decorati...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the railroad station yard master's tower.

Date: 1962 

Description: View of a car in the barn at the Bartlett Memorial Historical Museum.

Photograph

Turtle Creek Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Turtle Creek Bridge.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.

Date: 1973 

Description: This map is a photocopy of the original plat of Beloit from 1838. The map shows labeled roads, lots, and rivers.

Photograph

College Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of entrance to White Park from the intersection of College Street and Bushnell Street, which are unpaved. A young girl stands under the archway entran...

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Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An auto-trailer, an early trailer manufactured by the Highway Trailer Company of Edgerton. The company began by manufacturing trailers designed for farmer...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Janesville airport during air races including airplanes in the air, the landing field, and airport structures.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the buildings along Main Street.

Photograph

GM Assembly Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.

Postcard

Goodwin Block

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized, exterior view from the street of the Goodwin block, featuring a hotel and a pharmacy. Several bicycles are parked at the curb.

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Description: Parking lot behind Ace Hardware. A few cars are parked, and behind them is a Dairy Queen on the right. In the center on a low hill is the support structure...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wooded path on campus of Beloit College.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Fourth Avenue bridge above the dam.

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