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High Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of an elevated view of central Baraboo from across the railroad tracks.

Photograph

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

Factory on River

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across river of a large mill or factory complex, possibly the Island Woolen Mill. In front of the mill is a roofed boathouse, with a canoe hanging fro...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Barn used by the Ringling Brothers to store circus equipment during the winter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Circus World complex, with railroad cars, a tent and the arena where the circus shows are held. There is a parking lot in the background.

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard with an elevated view of the pumping station. On the left is a bridge over the river, and buildings on a strip of land between the river...

Photograph

Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose in front of the L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating store, 137 Third Avenue. There are signs advertising Maytag and Shellane, "compres...

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Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...

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Description: Letterhead of C.A. Sumner of Baraboo, Wisconsin, dealer in "Crockery, Silver-Plated and Glass Ware, Groceries, etc. etc.", with a three-quarter view of Sum...

Photograph

Devil's Bar-B-Q

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Devil's Barbecue roadside restaurant on South Boulevard, then Highway 12, near Baraboo. The restaurant is a stone building; th...

Date: 1918 

Description: A statue of a soldier in front of the Sauk County courthouse.

Date: 1921 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the woolen mill along the banks of a river. A water tower is on the left, and a smokestack is on the right.

Postcard

Banner Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: The banner line at the entrance of the Circus World Museum.

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Baraboo River. The main part of town is on the far left shoreline. On the right industrial buildings are near a bridge spanning the ri...

Photograph

Effinger Brewery

Date: 1977 

Description: Effinger Brewery located in Baraboo. Founded about 1870, this brewery was operating as the Stiefhl Wintery in 1977 when this photograph was taken. A sign...

Photograph

Energee Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from street of a cement block building housing an Energee brand gas station and Ben Doty's Tire Service. Next door on the right is Mueller's Garage, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a park in a central business district. There is a fountain, a statue, and benches along the walkway.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Al. Ringling Theatre from across the street.

Photograph

Appliance Display

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: An interior view of Pointon Appliance, 132 Fourth Avenue, showing a variety of Maytag washers, kitchen ranges, and water heaters. There are signs for Shell...

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