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Map or Atlas

Potosi Sanborn Map

Date: 1884 

Description: Sanborn map showing the main street of Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.

Photograph

Lover's Lane

Date: 1918 

Description: A tree-lined road the locals know as Lover's Lane.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ruins of an old furnace. There is a pile of stones and the remains of a wheel. In the background is a hill with trees.

Map or Atlas

Potosi Sanborn Map

Date: 1912 

Description: Sanborn insurance map of the main street in Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.

Photograph

Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a cemetery with stone grave markers among pine trees. A barbed wire fence surrounds the perimeter. Wooden steps go over the fence next to the gat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of the old brewery at Potosi. A man is walking down the street toward the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the exterior of the Congregational Church, with arched windows and belfry. In the arched window above the doorway it reads: "1891 Cong'l Church." I...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down street of the central business district. There is a furniture store on the left, a general store and service garage on the right and a drugstore...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1906 

Description: View down street of buildings.

Photograph

Business Block

Date: 1912 

Description: View from street towards a row of brick buildings. On the left corner is a building with a sign on the roof that says "W. Welsh." The entrance has a balcon...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1918 

Description: View down street of the central business district. A large brick building on the left with awnings includes a furniture store. Automobiles are parked at an...

Photograph

Potosi Panorama

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view showing, on the left, the bottling plant and the stables, and on the right, the Potosi Brewery itself. Groups of men are standing on the sid...

Photograph

Brewery Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards depot of a train pulling up to the platform. A group of men are on the far left behind the depot. Metal parts, firewood and wooden crates are...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An elevated view of town. Caption reads: "Arrived here today 4 p.m. Will work at mines about 2 miles from here. Expect to go to Platteville the last of thi...

Photograph

Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...

Photograph

Potosi Brewery

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Potosi Brewery. Men can be seen standing in front of the building, and driving horse-drawn vehicles.

Photograph

Vine-Covered House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Vine-covered home in the Potosi area.

Date:  

Description: Informal picture taken in a bar in Potosi, at which are standing five cousins who operated the Potosi Brewery. They are left to right: Adolph Schumacher,...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down Main Street. On the right is a general store, and Livery/Hardware building with horse-drawn carts parked in the street in front. A group of men a...

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