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Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

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: 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...

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1854-07 

Description: Map of La Pointe.

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Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

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...

Date: 1898 

Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.

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...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Photograph

G.W. Peck's Store

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

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