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Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Description: A view of Bascom Hill including Bascom Hall, North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Woodman Astronomical Library from t...
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Illinois Central railway station.
Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
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