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Description: Aerial view of the town, including the Wisconsin River, and the surrounding countryside.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A man and boy wearing hats and overalls stand on a ferry docked at the shoreline. On the ferry is a car. The far shoreline and low hills are in the backgro...
Date: 1963-10-05 ca.
Description: View down the long tree-lined driveway of the Wendt farmhouse. A decorative fence post with a wheel is at the entrance to the driveway.
Description: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Main Street, showing a grocery store, restaurant, and the Up and Down Tavern.
Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...
Description: View across railroad tracks of the Merrimac train depot. Against the building a man poses on top of a ladder. He is repainting the exterior. There is a hou...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An elevated view of house in a neighborhood.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: View, from the south bank of the Wisconsin River, looking towards Merrimac, Sauk County. People are standing on the 1899-foot railroad bridge, which runs...
Description: A close view of the Merrimac ferry "Colsac I" with a sign reading, "Stop Your Motor When Ferry Is Moving".
Description: View from shoreline towards cottage at Weigands Bay, Lake Wisconsin. A pier and several small boats are along the shore, with a man posed sitting in a rowb...
Description: View down a Merrimac street with a brick building and horse-drawn carriages. The caption on the image reads "A Fine Business Block".
Description: The 1847 Ferry House, a two-story wooden, classical revival style structure with six over six windows. There is a second-story front porch and small lean-t...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View, from the north bank of the Wisconsin River, of the 1899-foot railroad bridge in Merrimac. Two women and a man are sitting on the riverbank in the for...
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.
Description: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".
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