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Date: 1936-10 

Description: Fire lookout station at Mercer ranger station.

Date: 1911 

Description: View of the hotel across from the Mercer Supply Company with small dog in the foreground.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898-02 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Montreal Mining Company.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of a man pulling a giant fish into his rowboat. As the text box in the lower left corner--which reads "Swallowed The Pole and All"--suggests,...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1891-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley, featuring the Village of Gile and the Montreal River Lumber Company.

Date: 1887 

Description: Benedict & Co. engineers. As shown by development to March 1st 1887. Inset: Map of northern Wisconsin showing location of range. Lands in red.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Men wearing helmets tackling each other on a field during a football game. A man in white (referee) is running toward the camera. In the distance is a crow...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map that shows the Wisconsin Central Railway land grant lands for sale by the Soo Line, the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway. Town sections, lak...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two young men who are 4-H members are each standing and holding a rope lead next to a young bovine, possibly at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the road and entrance to Mercer Tourist Park on Grand Portage Lake showing the fences, road and buildings. The larger building on the left has a st...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view overlooking Mercer. Roads, trees and buildings are visible.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View looking at automobiles and storefronts down one side of Main Street. On the left corner is the downtown gas station with a sign for Firestone. Other s...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows schools, school districts, town sections, highways, railroads, and hydrography of the area around Hurley. The right margin includes and expl...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Turtle flowage near the Turtle Dam on the Flambeau River.


"Pere Marquette"

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The "Pere Marquette" cargo boat, enroute from Manitowoc to Luddington.

Date: 1942-08-05 

Description: Women are booked for prostitution by state agents at the Iron County jail after vice raids at Hurley-area taverns on a Tuesday night.

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows lakes, lodges and resorts, roads, and railroads in Sherman township and a portion of Mercer township. Points of interest are marked with a s...


Judge R.C. Trembath

Date: 1942 

Description: Judge R.C. Trembath, who issued the warrants for gambling and prostitution for a sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View from the shoreline at Mercer Tourist Park showing people on the dock and floating rafts in the lake.

Date: 1898 

Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows vacant Wisconsin Central Rail Road lands, settlers houses, land sold by Wisconsin Central R.R., schools, churches, s...

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