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Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: An overturned car sits among broken pieces of wood, including a broken chair, in a field. An arrow and the words: "Richard Sikora Killed Here" points to th...

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...

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Description: Pine trees with branches drooping with snow after a heavy snowfall.

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Description: View from shoreline of lumber mill on the bank of the Chippewa River, with steam emitting from the smokestacks. A bridge over the river is in the right bac...

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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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Stone Park Shelter

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Description: A stone park shelter with a gabled roof at Irvine Park. Trees stand around the shelter.

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...

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Ruins of Cyclone

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: The aftermath of a killer tornado, including an arrow and caption that reads: "William Berg Killed Here." In the background near the farmhouse are a group...

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Description: Five men holding hunting rifles sitting or standing to the left of a log cabin (only a corner of which is in the image) in front of the hanging carcasses o...

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Lumberyard in Ruby

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men, women, and a child posing on boards at a lumbering and sawmill operation. The camp was operated by Edward Hahn, who named the communi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The river steamer "Chippewa" drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. Several dozen people are standing along the outside of the three decks.

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Description: Elevated view from road of a building on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company, surrounded by a lean-to stacked with lumber. Two horses stand...

Date: 1924-08-07 

Description: View across railroad tracks of the canning factory in the aftermath of a tornado. The top of the brick structure and the smokestack has been blown off. Pil...

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Hotel Northern

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn wagons, including a water wagon, stand on a street next to a broad sidewalk in a commercial district. The storefronts of P.L. McQuillan and Con...

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...

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...

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Description: The Stanley Building, a large brick building standing at the corner of two city streets. A flag flies from the roof.

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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Description: Exterior view of a rectangular clapboard building. On the right side are large letters spelling out: "CHIPPEWA FALLS CHAIR CO." The building stands in a fi...

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