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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

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Description: Footbridge spanning the Chippewa River near Brunet Falls (now Cornell Falls)

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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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Park Inn

Date: 2003-10-17 

Description: "We get a new record for distance from Theresa (235 miles) when we visit at Park Inn in Chippewa Falls."

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View down retail street. Shops and parked cars are on either side. On the side of a shop on the left there is a hand painted advertisement for the selectio...

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Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of dam in Chippewa Falls.

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Holcombe Dam

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

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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Lumber Planing Mill

Date: 1899 

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

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down retail street. Cars are parked along the curbs. The stores include: Victrola's dealer, a cafe, a recreation parlor, a restaurant, a clothing stor...

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Little Falls Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View from below Little Falls Dam on the Chippewa River.

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Description: Round Lake with birch trees on shore in foreground and a rowboat pulled up to shoreline.

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: A view of the ruins of a cyclone, showing a roofless house and an overturned automobile in the yard. Several people are standing in the yard, and two child...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of some eighty members of the extended Meinen family on the occasion of the golden anniversary of two of its members. They are stand...

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Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."

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Description: Several men stand on or near the porch of Glen and Star's Mill. A utility pole is to the left of the building and a line of other buildings stretches off i...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated panoramic view of buildings in Stanley.

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Fishing

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three men and a woman pose with a pole of a stringer of fish. One of the men holds his pet dog. Behind them on the left is a bathtub, hand-pump for water,...

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