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Photograph

Covered Bridge

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a covered bridge.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, depot building, and the Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A blurred image of a man as he is walking across the unpaved street which goes down to the Mississippi River. The Bay State House and more storefronts are...

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

Photograph

Oil Storage Tanks

Date: 1961-04-19 ca.

Description: View across a railroad bridge of a group of seven oil storage tanks in a wooded area.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.

Photograph

View on Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Main Street scene. The shops include a harness shop, bank, drug store, and the Bay State House. A woman stands in the open doorway of the drug store, and y...

Date: 1911 

Description: Blue line print. Shows post offices, houses, schools, churches, roads, routes, rivers, and railroads. Includes explanation of symbols. "H.G.M. October 1...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Photograph

Street Corner

Date: 1965-07-05 

Description: Street corner with gasoline station, 7-Up sign in front of restaurant next door, and several storefronts across the street.

Date: 1878 

Description: The bottom right corner of a map of Crawford County. This portion of the map includes town directories and illustrations of the Court House in Prairie Du C...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Kickapoo & Northern Railway locomotive and cars seen here after being derailed due to flooding on the Kickapoo River.

Date: 1853-06 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.

Photograph

Bridgeport Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the Bridgeport Hotel. A man, boy, dog, and two women stand on the porch.

Photograph

Barnum Depot

Date: 1912 

Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive arriving at the Barnum Depot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...

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