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Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Description: The 400 Cass Street gas station was first constructed in 1928 and later became a Pure Oil station, when it was reopened by Henry Ott, in 1937.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: The harbor, showing the sidewheel packet, "Belle of La Crosse", and the sidewheel ferry "Alex McGregor". Other boats are also seen including two barges loa...
Description: Elevated view of a tire yard on a foggy day.
Description: This map is oriented with north to the right and includes an index of streets. The back of the map features text about La Crosse.
Description: This map of La Crosse shows residential, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial and special multiple dwelling la...
Date: 2012 ca.
Description: Trixie, a young woman texting while standing on the sidewalk on 7th Street. She is wearing eyeglasses, a houndstooth patterned coat with jeans, and sheepsk...
Description: The paddle wheel of the "American Queen".
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down a street filled with automobiles and pedestrians, with buildings lining each side.
Description: A young girl dressed in red, white, and blue watches the Memorial Day parade while holding an American flag and sitting in a chair on the sidewalk.
Description: Merle Haggard posing in front of his Super Chief Santa Fe motor coach at the Southside Oktoberfest Grounds. He has his sunglasses hooked in the collar of h...
Date: date unknown
Description: Several steamboats in the harbor, with J.J. Hogan Wholesale Grocery store on shoreline.
Description: Original caption reads: "Wm. J. Lankford - safe driver Gateway City Transfer Co. Taken by Madison Branch House." Mr. Lankford was likely the winner of a sa...
Description: Press Secretary Robert Gibbs poses outside Barack Obama rally. An American flag is in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse from the Mississippi River.
Date: 2010 ca.
Description: View of two bridges, a pier, and trees along the Mississippi River.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Residential homes on South 15th Street.
Description: Young dancers preparing to take the stage at Irishfest stand outside near a tent.
Description: View from across street of a man holding Bush-Cheney '04 sign along intersection. A man next to him holds an illegible sign.
Description: International Model K trucks in the shop. These trucks were owned and operated by Gateway City Transfer Company of La Crosse.
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