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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.

Photograph

Highway 139 Paving

Date: 1933-09-22 

Description: Paving operation on the section of State Highway 139 in Lafayette County locally known as the Platteville-Belmont Road.

Date: 1957-08 

Description: "Stairway to a Champ" float in a parade. The float includes the five cars raced by Van Steiner of Argyle along with his helmets and trophies. Van won t...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View downhill towards a central business district. A restaurant and ice cream parlor are on the right side of the road, and a general store and gas pump ar...

Photograph

Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

Photograph

Copeland Mine

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Copeland Mine. Entry building, with tram tracks suspended high on scaffolding and piles of rocks below.

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

Photograph

Corduroy Road

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Several old timbers are exposed on Mud Branch Road. A one-mile stretch of the road was originally constructed as a corduroy road because of "quick sand" in...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Copeland Opera House from across the street with flag in foreground.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.

Photograph

Brenum Farmstead

Date: 1876-09-19 

Description: Brenum farmstead with cattle horses and agricultural equipment in view.

Date: 1929 

Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.

Date: 1904 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. On the top, bottom, and sides of map are advertise...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Blanchardville Depot. The two-story building is painted with the village's name. A locomotive is in front of the platform where a group of people is st...

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