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Description: Elevated view looking North down middle of Bridge Street. Both sides of the street are lined with commercial buildings. There are several horse-drawn vehic...

Photograph

Holcombe Dam

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Description: The Holcomb[e] or Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River, with rocky shoreline in foreground.

Photograph

Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905 

Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.

Photograph

The Eagle House

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Exterior of cabin in Chippewa County where Old Abe was kept after his capture as a wild eaglet. The cabin is referred to as the "Eagle House".

Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view of front entrance of the Hospital building at The Northern Wisconsin Colony and Training School. Climbing vines cover the exterior wall of th...

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Stanley Public Library. The library opened in 1901 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Mrs. S.F. Moon. Above the mai...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated winter view of the Leinenkugel Brewery seen "from top of Mill." Originally called "Spring Brewery", Jacob Leinenkugel opened his brewery in 1867 i...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from railroads tracks of the wreckage of wooden buildings left behind after a flood. Intact buildings are visible in a skyline in the distance, and pe...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Margery Bish (left) and another little girl, unidentified, sit at a low outdoor table set with a tea service. There is a china doll propped under the table...

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Description: The Big Lumber Mill seen from across the Chippewa River under cloudy skies, with smoke coming out of several smokestacks

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Hoenig Brothers & Co. two-story hardware and undertaking storefront. A man stands to the left of the building.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Brunette Falls on the Chippewa River. Several logs are jammed on a rock formation in the river.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

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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: 1929 

Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.

Photograph

River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

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.

Photograph

Three Women

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...

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Description: A few dozen men stand on and around a sandy path surrounded by low shrubbery. They are wearing work clothes, and some of them are carrying bowls filled wit...

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Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View down street of trucks and cars parked at an angle along the curb in a commercial strip through town. The buildings on the left have signs, including t...

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