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Description: View across bridge of mill. There is a man standing on a wagon near the side of the mill. Behind the mill is a steep hill, with a house visible among trees...
Description: A few from a shoreline of the formation Lone Rock on the Wisconsin River. A canoe sits in the water and another formation is visible in the background.
Description: View down a cobblestone brick road. Stores on the street include: the Columbus Hotel, Tremont Hotel, and a drug store.
Date: date unknown
Description: View from opposite Sexton's Eddy up the Wisconsin River. A steamboat is visible in the distance, and there are rock formations along the river.
Description: View of three men on a rock formation, possibly Gibraltar Rock.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...
Description: View from behind Steamboat Rock of two children playing at the edge of the Wisconsin River. Huge rock formations are visible in the background.
Description: Exterior view of the Columbus Library. Reverse of mounting reads: "1912, Carnegie bldg. $ Cost 10,000 - Claude + Starck, Madison, arch." Brick and Stucco c...
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
Date: 1881-03-21 ca.
Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.
Description: View from the Eaton Grotto at the head of Circle Bend. The prow of a boat is visible in the foreground.
Description: View of the Wisconsin River, with a beach on the left. In the distance is a tree-covered hill.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."
Date: 1921 ca.
Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...
Description: Stereograph of elevated view of a steamboat on the Wisconsin River.
Description: "Apollo No. 1" steamboat entering Devil's Elbow at Narrows. There is a building in the background with a sign on the roof, probably the Lark's Hotel.
Description: J.R. Hastie stands beside a chain and crank operated pump at the pioneer well, "a few miles below Portage."
Description: Small wooden shrine structure in the middle of the woods.
Description: View down an unpaved road towards a four-story mill. Two boys pose on the side of the road.
Description: Stereographic view of a man sitting on a cliff.
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