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Description: Charles Steppe, the biological father of Lewis Arms, leads a horse down a street. The horse is wearing an ornate bridle and they may be in a parade.
Description: Rising waters of the Wisconsin River at the construction site. This view shows the coffer dam, pile drivers, and narrow gauge railroad. Note the partiall...
Description: View of the "Texas," a small boat carrying three passengers on Devil's Lake.
Description: A man posing with a locomotive on display behind a fence at House on the Rock. The sign on the train reads: "Peter H. Burno. Mighty in Strength & Endurance...
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Highcliffe, a cottage with a large porch near the shore of Devil's Lake which was the meeting place of the Heart of the Hills Walking Club, founded by H.E....
Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...
Description: W. L. Tarnutzer stands beside a 1914 Dodge automobile parked on the Sauk County courthouse square. A newer model Dodge with a woman beside it is parked beh...
Description: Elevated view of Devil's Lake and surrounding area from a bluff on the east side of the lake. A man is standing on top of the rock formation near the cente...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The photographer stands on a park or garden path holding his gloves. He wears a coat with attached cape, hat, and large cravat.
Description: Men excavating within the coffer dam. One man stands on a high piling. Several steam engines at work fill the air with smoke. The high trestle and found...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message...
Description: A tire repairman in coveralls and necktie is shown in his shop among tires, inner tubes and equipment. Gas pumps are visible through the front window.
Description: View features a dirt street, horse-drawn wagons, storefronts, and several pedestrians walking on the sidewalk bordering the street. In the background is a...
Description: Workmen stand on a barge carrying a steam-powered pile driver. The pilings will form the coffer dam necessary for construction of the power plant on the W...
Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...
Description: Lewis Arms sits on a wagon at Bernard Arms's farm.
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