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Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on Basswood Island Dock. Bill Baker, Elizabeth Hull, Florence Baker, Dorothy Stickney Ross, Louise Baker, Hamilton N. Ross...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leo Capser standing in front of passenger train at the Ashland Depot.

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Ashland is a cadastral map showing some rural landowners and includes index to points of interest. The map shows roads, railroads, parks, cemet...

Photograph

WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Snow plowed high on County Road M. The Chippewa Tavern is visible in the background, and the building in the foreground has snow plowed to the eaves.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

Photograph

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: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing uniforms and are playing instruments includ...

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

Date: 1978 

Description: A student using an engine lathe in an auto mechanics class at Indianhead Technical Institute. He is wearing safety glasses, jeans and an Ashland wrestling...

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