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Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...
Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.
Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...
Date: 1895-09-05 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.
Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...
Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...
Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.
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