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Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.
Description: Elevated view of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Construction of Wisconsin General Hospital is underway in the foreground.
Description: Edwards Super Service Station officially opened for business on August 16, 1930. The large complex, at 202 East Washington Avenue, represented an effort to...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Built by Clayton "Clayt" Parman in 1941, the service station at 3502 Monroe Street looks almost identical to when it opened more than sixty-five years ago.
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Description: External view of the Zimmerman residence at 746 East Gorham Street. Two individuals pose in an automobile in the driveway.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: An aerial view at Truax Field showing the Municipal Airport Administration Building.
Description: The Illinois Central Railroad Freight Depot on West Washington Avenue.
Description: Located at 2089 Atwood Avenue, a former service station was successfully transformed into a diner — Monty's Blue Plate Diner.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The 125 foot tall Madison water tower stands in the middle of East Washington Avenue. On the right is a large business block occupied by the Amerika Publis...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...
Description: A view of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway depot and tracks.
Description: Main Street with storefronts, automobiles, and horses and carriages parked along it.
Description: Elevated view of the Strand Theater located at 16 East Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. The marquee reads "Babe Ruth and Anna Q. Nilsson...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: View along shoreline towards the University of Wisconsin from the foot of North Carroll Street.
Date: 1873 after
Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...
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