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Retail Street

Date: 1924 

Description: View down dirt street, with cars parked at the curbs near the shops. The shops include a post office, Ford repair shop, and furniture/rug store. Several me...

Date: 1920 

Description: Students in winter attire pose on the snowy lawn of the school. A few of the children have sleds. A woman stands near the arched entrance of the school bui...

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Saw Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sawmill with workmen sitting outdoors in front of the mill. One man sits on a stack of logs, the other three men stand on a roof which is open sided and...

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of the meat market. A man wearing a butcher's jacket stands on the porch alongside a platform scale.

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Lone Pine

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A single pine tree grows on the ledge of a bluff along Highway 80 near Hub City. A road sign warns of a curve. The road is rutted and there is patchy snow...

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Children and Trough

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Three boys and a girl stand behind a wood trough, hewn from a log. The boys wear bib overalls. There is a two-story house and an outbuilding in the backgro...

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Public School

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the public school from unpaved road. The building is a two-story wood frame building with a flat roof and bell tower with a flag pole on t...

Date: 1924 

Description: View of town. A barn and farmland are in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down curving road of a car driving towards the lone house in the distance.

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Old Road

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Four children walk away from the photographer down a rutted one lane road. On the reverse is written, "One of the oldest roads in [Richland] county, leadin...

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Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down center of Main Street, with a feed store and other businesses on the left. A grocery store, a barbershop and other businesses are on the right. A...

Date: 2008 

Description: In 1926, the Cunningham family added a small filling station to the corner of their lot, where 1082 Main Street (Lodge Street today) intersects with State...

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Lovers' Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View up dirt road with foliage on both sides.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: The first locomotive for the Pine River & Stevens Point ralroad, which was purchased in 1875, being hauled overland from Lone Rock to Richland Center while...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a main street where pedestrians walk along the sidewalks. The Monona House Hotel is on the right side of the street.

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Improved Rural Road

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of the section of State Highway 115 in Richland County known as Muscoda-Richland Center Road. Grading and improvement of this hilly section...

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Old Mill Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: A dam constructed of cement and wood.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: An intersection with a general store on the left. Two men stand outside the store. There are three horses and wagons on the right and one on the left.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Court Street looking west.

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