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Photograph

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...

Photograph

Lumber Mill

Date: 1906 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of a lumber mill on the banks of the Chippewa River. Smoke is coming out from a smokestack.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: At Hein's logging camp, a crane mounted on a railroad train lifts logs onto a flatbed railway car. Other logs are stacked on the snowy ground. A number of...

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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...

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline opposite a lumber mill on the far shore of the Chippewa River, with a bluff rising above it to the right. Boulders are o...

Photograph

River View

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: River view near Brunet Falls.

Photograph

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

Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Hein's Logging Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: A man stands atop a sled load of logs drawn by two horses at Hein's Logging Camp. Several other men stand atop large pile of logs behind him. Snow lies on...

Postcard

Railroad Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Railroad depot with train approaching the station.

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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...

Photograph

Victorian House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from street of exterior of the Leslie Wilson residence, a large Victorian house, at 320 Superior Street. A sidewalk runs in front of the house and tre...

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Description: The Chippewa Spring House, a small round building with a conical roof with a sign over the door reading "Chippewa Spring," sitting off to the side of a dir...

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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Description: Two buildings on the grounds of the South Side Manufacturing Company stand side-by-side in a furrowed dirt yard. The larger building has a large lean-to fi...

Photograph

Carnegie Library

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Description: View from street of a Carnegie Library, a stone building on a low hill.

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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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.

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