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Charcoal Kilns

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of sixteen men members of the Montreal Fireman's Association, most wearing uniforms and hats, next to an early fire truck.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Automobiles and trucks parked along Main Street in Mercer. Storefront signs on the left side read: Sweet Shop, Drug, The Store, Coffee Shop, and Rugee's Me...


Little Bohemia

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Little Bohemia restaurant and lodge with multiple vehicles parked out front.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of man seated on a horse-drawn wagon on Silver Street, which is parked in front of (from left to right) Joseph Rainieri Meat Market, Egan...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Several men construct a movie set in a small, downtown area.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1898 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley featuring the Village of Gile.

Date: 1942-08-04 

Description: View of a woman as she was loaded into the agent's car after a raid at Rae's Blackhawk Bar. She is hiding her face in her coat.

Date: 1942-08-02 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Silver Street in Hurley at 4:30 a.m., Sunday morning, showing busy street and all establishment's lights blazing. After the sweeping raid...

Date: 2008 

Description: Gus Savera built his service garage along Highway 77 in the mid-1940s. It was constructed out of cinder blocks and featured bright blue trim.

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: 1903 ca.

Description: View towards vehicles in the street, including hearses, and horses from the Burton House Livery parked along the curb in front of storefronts. Men stand ho...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: View up Silver Street in Hurley.


Burton House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View looking out over the boats at docks on Spider Lake at Voss' Birchwood Lodge.

Date: 1941 

Description: This is map three of a set of three, and shows trails, roads and fire lanes, utilities, resorts, submerged lakes, vegetation, flowage right lands, and timb...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View of a downtown area reconstructed for a movie location set. Several contemporary automobiles are seen in the background. Men are working on on two diff...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Hurley

Date: 1905-11 

Description: Sanborn map of Hurley including mining features.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Group portrait of nineteen men of the Hurley Fire Department wearing hats and dress shirts. Many of the men are also wearing suit jackets. They are posed a...


Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows color-coded townships, sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, tourist camps, and La Pointe and Lac...

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