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Description: View form across street of the French Lumber Company, a two-story brick building with the Chicago Dental Parlors occupying the second floor, on a street co...

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Description: Bridge Street, looking north, with commercial buildings lining both sides of the street, and numerous horses and buggies on the street, and many people sta...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from road of exterior of house on the H.S. Allen homestead. The house has a widow's walk and a wrap-around porch. There are many large trees on the pr...

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Outdoor Meeting

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Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.

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Spring Log Running

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the Chippewa River in front of the "Big Mill".

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.

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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.

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Irvine Park

Date: 1926 

Description: A gazebo dedicated to solders and sailors in Irvine Park. A flagpole and benches are in front of the gazebo.

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Log Cabin in Woods

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Description: View from hill looking down on a group of log cabins inhabited by "dam tenders" on the shore of the icebound Chippewa River. A logging dam in is in the rig...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The square, four-story brick Chippewa Shoe Company building, located at the intersection of Bay Street and River Street looking North. There is a fire esca...

Date: 1904 

Description: Logs floating down the river beneath the bridge on the Chippewa River. On the far shoreline are billboards. One advertises for "J.R. Sharp Hardware." Men a...

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City Employees

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Description: A group of about two dozen male city employees, three carrying shovels, stand in front of the double doors of a large brick building. There is a wooden wal...

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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.

Life and Lumbering in Chippewa Falls

Read about the life and career of photographer Alfred Bish who documented the lumbering industry and daily life in the Chippewa Falls area.

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Leinenkugel Brewery

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Buildings and grounds of the Leinenkugel Brewery. There are beer wagons in the yard, chickens along a wooden walkway, and men on a horse-drawn wagon near a...

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Holcombe Parsonage

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rear view of the first parsonage occupied by the Reverend Mr. Row.

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Log Jam at Big Eddy

Date: 1905 

Description: Log jam at Big Eddy on the Chippewa River during the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company log drive.

Date: 1909 

Description: Men in bateaux for the Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company's log drive on the Chippewa River at Jim Falls.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

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Flood Wreckage

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of the wreckage of wooden structures lying on the shoreline of a river after a flood. A dam across the river has been partially washed away. A man is...

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