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Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
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.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...
Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin.
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1889.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...
Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...
Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.
Description: This 1892 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, trails, lakes and st...
Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
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.
Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, railroads, street car tracks, sewers, water mains, gas mains, paved streets, land owned by the Land & River Improveme...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.
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: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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