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Description: View across water towards ships unloading coal and sulphur. Cranes rise above both ships, and a man is walking near a large pile of coal in the background...
Description: Elevated view over railroads tracks of Canadian ship with cargo of wood pulp. Sulphide bales are being unloaded and there are several men on the ship. In t...
Description: In his shoe repair shop, a shoe repairman sews the edge of a man's shoe, with the tools of his trade surrounding him.
Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.
Description: View from shoreline of dock site towards Lake Superior, showing sulphur pile and a large chute in the background.
Description: Brower Park near Houghton Point.
Description: Exterior view of Aune & Overby's Opera House. (Incorrectly identified on the front of the photograph as Anne & Overly's Opera House.)
Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of three trout with a fishing basket (creel) and two rods laying on the ground. The trout were caught near Washburn.
Description: Composite photograph of views of seven Washburn churches, including Mehtodist Church, Swedish Mission Church, Congregational Church, Norwegian Lutheran Chu...
Description: View from water of a log rolling contest. One man is still upright and the other has fallen into the water. A boat is visible to the left and trees line th...
Description: Exterior view of the Public School.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View across street of a wooden corner building with large plate glass windows and a sign advertising Meyer's Cafe. An advertisement is painted on the side...
Description: Elevator and coal docks, including ships.
Description: A street with numerous businesses in Washburn, Wisconsin.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of well-dressed men and a dog pose in a forested area.
Description: Elevated view of Washburn with a brick tower in the foreground.
Description: West Bayfield Street.
Description: Exterior view of the Bank of Washburn.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Elevated view over trees of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp, Moquah National Forest near Washburn, showing two buildings and about twenty-one te...
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