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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.
Description: View down high bridge of two passenger cars passing one another while crossing over the Mississippi River.
Description: About two dozen men sit in chairs and on stumps in a clearing in a wooded area, having a meeting.
Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...
Description: A cylinder-shaped cement building with an open door in a rural area. In front of the building is a picnic table, and on the right an automobile is parked n...
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...
Description: Exterior of the German English Lutheran Church. The church has a gable roof and a steeple with a bell. In the foreground is a fence and field, and in the b...
Description: Looking down the Flambeau River near Little Falls. There may be a logjam in the distance.
Description: Exterior of Cornell High School.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view of lumber raft and workers on the Chippewa River. In the background on the right are dwellings.
Description: Rear view of a man and woman standing on a wooden bridge in a wooded area.
Description: Pallets of lumber in the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company Lumber Yard. Smoke comes from smokestacks in the background. Cows are in the field in the foregroun...
Description: Two sled loads of logs each drawn by teams of two horses at Bruno Vinett's logging camp. Drivers sit atop the loads. The ground is covered with snow.
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
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...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...
Description: Elevated view of the riverfront, railroad tracks, and river, "as viewed from Joseph McGuire's."
Description: A man sits atop a very high load of logs on a sled pulled by three horses. There is snow on the ground. Numbers are written on the cut ends of the logs.
Date: date unknown
Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include: a grocery, a bakery/ice cream shop, a cafe, Prentice brothers hardwar...
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