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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
Description: Elevated view of a locomotive collision at the Wisconsin State Fair. This was a much advertised spectacle.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Main factory with South Foundry in lower left. Lake Michigan is in the background. Later the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co.
Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.
Description: Shows townships and sections, roads, and railroads. Includes list of towns, villages, and cities with organization dates.
Description: Road in downtown Camp Douglas.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
Description: A.G. Zimmerman parked on an artfully rustic, wooden bridge in his automobile, a "locomobile steamer", on Mendota Drive.
Description: A silhouetted man on a boat in a cave.
Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.
Description: Man operating a McCormick horse-drawn grain binder in a field. A tugboat is pulling sailing ships on a body of water in the distance. The photo appears to...
Description: The south side and dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, featuring the Centennial Fountain and a cannon. The south wing is to the left; the east wing...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Photomontage of Santa Claus and his reindeer riding on the top wing of a bi-plane. More sacks of toys and wrapped gifts are on the lower wing. Buildings an...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...
Description: Therodore Miller standing and posing with his bicycle in a yard with a small garden.
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...
Description: View down Main Street.
Description: John Street Bridge. Postcard text reads "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."
Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.
Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.
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