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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View west from the Cliff House at Devil's Lake.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the shoreline of Devil's Lake with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the back of the photograph is the photographer's information, "Sim Mould...
Description: View looking out at beach scene at Devil's Lake. There are benches on the shore where vacationers observe the swimmers. Two wooden structures have ladders...
Description: A man and two women stand on a dock at Devil's Lake while a couple rows in a canoe on the water. Other rowboats are docked nearby and a covered rowboat n...
Description: Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade on street downtown with a large crowd in the street and park...
Description: View from across street of the Wellingon Hotel and Cafe at 142 Fourth Avenue. A portion of the Al. Ringling Theatre is on the right; the Methodist Church i...
Description: Elevated view in Devil's Lake vicinity; boulders in foreground. From Turk's Head across the lake to Kirkland.
Description: Lewis Arms and friends perch on a bluff overlooking Devil's Lake. From left to right are Arms, Eddie Elvord (Alvord?), Mary Rogers, and George Green (Green...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Two well-dressed women stand at the foot of Skillet Falls. The trees in the background are bare; the hill behind is covered with tree stumps. The hill is...
Description: View of Chicago, Northwestern Railroad tracks at Devil's Lake, chartered in 1859. To the right, power lines run the length of the Devil's Lake shoreline.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Swimming in the lake with the Cliff House in background. Cliff House was a resort hotel built shortly after 1872, when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Bo...
Description: A group of men and women sit outdoors, playing a card game around a table at Devil's Lake.
Description: The Nofsinger family poses with their automobile, a Model T Ford.
Description: Filling station with attendant standing outside near two pumps. There is a stand with signs advertising Old Gold cigarettes, 5 cent vegetable sandwiches, P...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.
Description: Elevated view of the north end of Devil's Lake and Cliff House. A number of buildings are around the shoreline with railroad tracks in the foreground. A lo...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A fleet of four pickup trucks of various makes and a larger truck, all advertising L.C. Welch Plumbing and Heating on the door. They are parked on a reside...
Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...
Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.
Description: Elevated view from rocks of Devil's Lake. Several houses can be seen near a road that leads to the shoreline.
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