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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cary Bass, his Great Uncle Cary, and a dog, posing in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.
Description: View over quarry towards two men in suits sitting at the top edge of the cut face of the granite quarry. In the background is a house at the top of the hil...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.
Description: Everetta Bass, sitting in a child's chair, holds a goblet and spoon in the company of her dolls and other toys on the porch of the Bass house.
Description: A well-dressed man is standing on the bank of the Montello River just below the dam, which was owned and operated by the Montello Granite Company. On the o...
Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."
Description: Point in the back of Perkin's House on pond (now Montello Lake).
Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: A view of the Montello granite quarry with Montello Lake in the background. The sign in the foreground reads, "J.T. Barrett Pays Highest Prices for Furs, M...
Date: 1906 before
Description: Charles Richter, second from left, poses in front of a building at the top of the Montello granite quarry. His wife stands at the front of the group, weari...
Description: A man poses holding a fish in both hands. Two boys wait at the service window of a log cabin.
Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.
Date: date unknown
Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...
Description: View across water towards Charles S. Richter rowing a boat on the mill pond, now Montello Lake. With him are his wife, sitting at right, his daughter Ethel...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).
Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.
Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.
Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.
Description: Elevated view of crowd at E.H. Myrland's Farm's Sky Lodge at the bathing beauty contest at the dedication of a new swimming pool at the resort which opened...
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