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Description: Elevated view over farm fields in the foreground and town in the distance, with low rolling hills in the far background. Buildings that stand out are St Lu...
Description: View of Devil's Lake from the shore of the Kirkland Hotel, located at the southeast corner of the lake. There is building, perhaps a boathouse, on the shor...
Description: A front view of the Mielke Feed & Supply grist mill, with Purina Chows signs placed above the loading dock area. A GMC pickup truck is parked in the load...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Berkley Chevrolet dealership, 224 Third Avenue, housed in a two-story brick building with Red Crown Gasoline pumps in front. Signs in the window advert...
Date: date unknown
Description: The Hupfeld Violin Machine is set into the wall. This image was used in the original House on the Rock brochure.
An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a mill with several figures and horse-drawn vehicles located around it.
Description: View down unpaved street. Horses pulling wagons are tied to posts at the curb. There are pedestrians along the sides of the street. Awnings are above windo...
Description: View of a street with automobiles and horse-drawn wagons parked along the curbs. There are commercial buildings on both sides of the street and a few pedes...
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright posing on the cover of "Harvester World" magazine. Wright is sitting at a desk at Taliesin.
Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...
Description: View from below looking up at a plaster sculpture of a nude woman rising out of an abstract column. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the sculpture and placed it...
Description: The Streets of Yesterday, a nostalgic faux downtown, on exhibit at House on the Rock. This photograph was used in the original brochure for House on the Ro...
Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the public school, a large brick building with a turret in the corner.
Description: View across water of a deck truss bridge over the dam at Mirror Lake. Timme Mill is on the left side of the lake. There are boats in the foreground, and th...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.
Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...
Description: Wagon toll bridge. There is a building on the left, and a man is sitting on a bench on the right side of the road leading onto the bridge.
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