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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: An unpaved Potosi street in winter. There are unidentified men standing in front of a building, and in the distance a couple of carriages with horses.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Seven beer barrels stacked in front of a truck, outside the Potosi Brewery.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of men standing outside the Potosi Brewing Company bottling house. Next to the brick building is a barn that served as the brewery's stables.
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.
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...
Date: 1902 after
Description: Exterior view of the bottling works of the Potosi Brewery built in 1902. A group of men stand near the front entrance.
Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.
Description: A tree-lined road the locals know as Lover's Lane.
Description: Group portrait of men and boys pictured with horses outside a barn. The stables served the Potosi Brewing Company. On the far left a man is seated in a car...
Description: Brewery employees, many of them from the Schumacher family, pose with barrels outside the brewery.
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...
Description: Sanborn map showing the main street of Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.
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...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets. Also included is a cert...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Description: An exterior view of the old brewery at Potosi. A man is walking down the street toward the building.
Description: Students with their teacher pose on the grounds in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse and shed.
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