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Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

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...

Date: 1937-01-07 

Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The railroad bridge over the Rock River.

Postcard

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street towards the Honeysett Oil Co. Filling Station, which is a two-story brick building. A woman and two children are on the stoop of a house...

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

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: 1911 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, the city house numbering system, and the Rock River. The left margin includes a street index.

Postcard

Railroad Yard

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A color postcard depicting what was then the "new" Chicago, Northwestern Railroad Yard.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Janesville High School.

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.

Photograph

Vin Fiz Evidence

Date: 1953 

Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, displaying fabric from the Vin Fiz, the airplane in which Calbraith P. Rodgers made the first transcon...

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Date: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view over a freight train of the Nutrena Feeds factory.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of river from Grand Avenue Bridge with railroad tracks and bridge.

Date: 1960 

Description: Parking lot at the General Motors plant.

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