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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: Architect's rendering of a sports and recreation exhibit area at the Wisconsin pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair. A man at right is shown fishing...
Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, riding a high wheel or boneshaker bicycle. Sid is riding the bicycle in a less efficient way as the seat he is s...
Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.
Description: Drawing of two railroad cars being loaded with coal.
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
Description: Architects' rendering of a proposed transportation museum project. The text on the bottom of the print reads, "Proposed Museum of Transportation; Green Bay...
Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
Description: Illustration of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, looking from opposite shoreline. There is a barge and other boats on the Mississippi River in front of the f...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...
Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...
Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.
Date: 1849-06-30 ca.
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
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