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Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.
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.
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: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Description: This ward map shows streets, the Nemadji River, and addition and division boundaries. Also included is a list of members of the Douglas County Board town,...
Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran", "Northwest", and "Northland".
Description: This map shows details of the harbor, proposed route and bridge changes, railroads, streets, selected buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes...
Description: The steel and reinforced concrete grain elevator built by the Great Northern Railroad at Superior about 1900. This contemporary photograph was taken to acc...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: This map shows streets, railroads, dock and harbor lines, and parks. The map includes population tables for 1880, 1890, 1900.
Description: Topographical map of the Brule River, with white print on blue paper. There is a portion of text on the map that reads "I hereby certify that the above map...
Description: This is a detailed map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, showing townships and township boarders, numbered wards, roadways, and bodies of water. There are anno...
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...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: This map of Duluth and Superior shows street car routes, railroads, ferries, some points of interest, and light houses. The bottom left of the map reads: "...
Description: This map of Duluth and Superior show lands that "will be for sale soon" in portions of Douglas County, Wisconsin and Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The map...
Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...
Description: Dedication ceremony for the dam on the St. Croix River that is now part of the Gordon Dam County Park. Construction on this dam was begun as a WPA project...
Date: 1800 after
Description: This pen and ink drawing with watercolor shows the course of the Black River from Rock Creek, near Greenwood in Clark County, Wisconsin, to its confluence...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A one-story building is situated amongst young evergreens and surrounded by stone walls containing river raceways for spawning fish. A group of people are...
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...
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