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Photograph

Slewing Drive

Date: 1971-07-24 

Description: Slewing drive that was purchased by the Dravo Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Slewing Drive-2 parts-(1) 19 feet 5 inches O.D. x 6 1/2 inch wide...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder parked inside a log barn. Four people (two women, two men) are sitting in the car. The back of the automobile with the P...

Date: 1917 

Description: Original caption reads: "Model G, two-ton capacity, owned and operated by the International Harvester Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis, for cartage purposes, an...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner store with a large electric sign on top. Men are on the sidewalk in front of the store, and a horse-drawn vehicle and bicycles are on the right.

Date: 1911 before

Description: The Milwaukee Journal car on the side of the road in the countryside. The two women are sitting in the car, and two men are sitting on the side and front...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Date: 1885 

Description: Several men pose with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #87, built by Schenectady Locomotive Works. This image was taken near Cherry Street.

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

Photograph

Lumberyard

Date:  

Description: A lumberyard at about E. Lincoln Avenue and S. Burrell Street in Bay View, looking west to St. Josaphat's Basilica.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Photograph

Crowded Streetcar

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men piling into an electric trolley. The streetcar has grating on the end, which several men are standing on.

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...

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