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Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Date: 1886 

Description: J.R. Sharp, P.E. Woodley, W.M. Bour, and R.M. Seymour sit and stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop wearing work clothes, ties, and ha...

Date: 1872 

Description: Map of the Chippewa River, from the head of navigation at the city of Chippewa Falls, covering a distance of 16 miles above : showing the established impro...

Photograph

Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...

Photograph

Wagon Load of Logs

Date: 1899 

Description: Front view of a man holding the reins of two horses hitched to a sled loaded with logs on a snowy path in or near Vinette's logging camp.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mary Margaret (Margery) Bish, young daughter of the photographer and later Mrs. Clyde Bowman, sits on the lap of an older woman, possibly her mother.

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Chippewa Falls during the winter.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Photograph

Toddler in Cloak

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Margery Bish, the toddler daughter of the photographer, stands on a dirt road wearing a hooded cloak.

Photograph

Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp.

Photograph

Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

Description: Several wagon loads of lumber stand in the yard of a planing mill.

Photograph

J.B. Bartlett Farm

Date: 1895 

Description: A small herd of Jersey cows, and swine on the farm of J.B. Bartlett. A house with a porch is in the background.

Postcard

Railroad Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Railroad depot with train approaching the station.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Margery Bish, the young daughter of the photographer, wearing a heavy hooded coat.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two men, one wearing an apron, sit in a wanigan tied to the shore of the Chippewa River near Chippewa Falls. The inside of the boat appears to have a pile...

Photograph

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Chippewa Falls taken from high ground.

Date: 1884 

Description: The logging camp of Bruno Vinett. About a dozen horses, most in harness, and a similar number of men stand in front of a barn-like building and a small woo...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.

Date: 1892 

Description: Exterior view of the Northwestern Lumber Company mill.

Photograph

Big Mill

Date: 1889-05-30 

Description: View of the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's Big Mill beyond the Wagon Bridge over the Chippewa River.

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