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Bird's Eye View

Date: 1921 

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...

Date: 1922 

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...

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Mielke's Grist Mill

Date: 1961-06-04 

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...

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Berkley Chevrolet

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.

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...

Date: 1911-10-07 

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:  date unknown

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...

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Street Scene

Date: 1921 

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...

Date: 1870 

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...

Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 2013-08 

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...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

High Bridge

Date: 1925 

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...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

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.

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

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...

Photograph

Wagon Toll Bridge

Date: 1909 

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.

Date: 1912-11-21 

Description: Workmen pose on and in front of the steel draft tubes. The gate guides are visible on the right.

Date: 1906 

Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.

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Street Scene

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View features a dirt street, dwellings, a horse-drawn vehicle, sidewalks, power lines, and many trees. In the background is a hill with what appears to be...

Date: 1911 

Description: Newly construced kitchen and dining rooms at the construction camp for the dam on the Wisconsin River. The kitchen building has three ventilators on the r...

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