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Date: 1973 

Description: This map is a photocopy of the original plat of Beloit from 1838. The map shows labeled roads, lots, and rivers.

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

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Description: View of the bridge over water, with a building behind it.

Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: View from across street of a rectangular dilapidated building featuring arched windows. A billboard for H. Dan Wright Insurance is under the fire escape.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The...

Postcard

Jackson Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...

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Description: Letterhead of the Parker Pen Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building, with people walking on the sidewalk, and a streetcar, automobiles,...

Date: 1938-05-27 

Description: Right side view of the engine no. 1277, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Trolley car driving along Grand Avenue, with people walking on the sidewalks next to storefronts.

Photograph

Janesville House

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A frame house once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in...

Date: 1927 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, a numbering system, local streets, railroads, and part of the Rock River. The map is indexed by street name and reads: "Copy...

Photograph

Portland Avenue

Date:  

Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the company buildings and residential area, with view of skyline.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Date: 1912 

Description: Street scene looking east from the corner of the Reeder's Hotel. Men stand near horses and wagons on the left near a sidewalk and storefronts. A small dog...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. A group of women are looking in store windows on the right.

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