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Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train and signs autographs for clamoring fans, with a train porter in uniform standing by.
Description: A view of the temple, a large stone building. Other structures and row houses are visible on both sides. Many windows have stained glass, but there are m...
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train car and signs autographs.
Description: Theresa Fireman's Picnic Parade.
Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...
Description: Troops in uniform march on a street at Camp McCoy. There are barracks on either side of the road. One soldier carries a U.S. flag while others carry smalle...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the church, which has a tall, polygonal middle area. Most visible windows are arched and contain stained glass. Trees are visible to the left.
Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...
Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View down Rock River towards a covered bridge near another bridge, with factories and the city in the background.
Description: The brick building at 340 South Chestnut Street, was built around 1930. It resembled the house-with-canopy-type station commonly constructed throughout the...
Description: A man drilling a hole in a sugar maple tree, for extracting the sap, using a hand drill. A bucket is hanging on the opposite side of the tree under a tap....
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.
Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Drawing of the new Reierson Studio. An arrow leads from the sign painted at the top of the building to the studio door, which is to the right of the storef...
Description: Hope Corners with sign for "Hope Tourist Camp: Groceries, Cabins, Garage" featuring Standard Service, Red Crown Gasoline, Quaker State Oil & Penzoil. 3737...
Description: The pie eating contest gets a lot of attention at the Fireman's Picnic.
Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A view of the Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. View of Portage Canal in forground. The canal was dug in 1849 as part of the Fox-Wiscons...
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