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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Civilian Conservation Corps workers at the Devil's Lake State park camp waving from trucks. Others men stand in the dirt road nearby.
Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A race car driver and passenger sit in their racer, No. 16, in front of a grandstand. Both wear goggles; the passenger wears a leather helmet. The spectato...
Description: A view upstream through the lock at the Prairie du Sac dam. Workmen guide a barge through the lock as a man and woman watch from the wall.
Description: Looking west over the Wisconsin River at the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle built for construction of the dam. Two pile drivers are seen in the...
Description: View from road of a man standing near his overturned car smoking a cigarette. His coat is lying across the side of the car. In the background is a barbed w...
Description: Governor Thomas A. Dewey of New York, the Republican Party presidential candidate aboard the campaign train, making a stop in Baraboo.
Description: Memohead of the Great Northern Nursery Company, with a street view of the company office building and apple cellar. Residential buildings, trucks, automobi...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...
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: Looking east over the Wisconsin River showing the unfinished narrow gauge railroad trestle. Two steam-driven pile drivers on barges with construction work...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.
Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...
Description: Elevated view over dam and waterfall of a man in a bathing suit walking in the placid and shallow water above the dam. Behind him a boat is tethered along...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.
Description: Colorized postcard in the Tall-Tale style. Two men standing on the shore are pulling a third man's leg out of a enormous fish's mouth. Two automobiles and...
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".
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