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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Customers standing outside the small bar are probably waiting to take the ferry across the river.
Description: Aerial view of the town, including the Wisconsin River, and the surrounding countryside.
Description: This blue line print plat map shows local streets, numbered blocks and lots, village limits, and land ownership by name. Also included are manuscript annot...
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...
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...
Description: Main Street, showing a grocery store, restaurant, and the Up and Down Tavern.
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...
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.
Date: date unknown
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: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".
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...
Description: Two women pose behind a log which has fallen across the stream in Parfrey's Glen. One woman holds a small pail.
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: View down a Merrimac street with a brick building and horse-drawn carriages. The caption on the image reads "A Fine Business Block".
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...
Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.
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: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.
Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.
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