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Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Date: 1890 after
Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.
Description: This 1896 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, the towns of Superior, Brule, Gordon, and Nebagamain, sections, cities and v...
Description: Bird's-eye map of West Superior and Superior, with insets of Wright Farm and First Building in Superior.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, on Lake Superior.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.
Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...
Description: This map shows the St. Louis Bay, Lake Superior, railroads, railroad yards, main roads, additions, and selected buildings in Superior and parts of the Town...
Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, sold lots, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, industrial buildings, streets, and the St. Louis Bay.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...
Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.
Description: View of the city of Superior.
Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...
Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...
Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...
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