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Photograph

Industrial Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.

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...

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

Dodge Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the old Beloit Public Library. There is a bicycle lying on the lawn near the front entrance.

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Photograph

State Highway 140

Date: 1980-05 

Description: A short black and white pole marks where a road converges with a state highway that stretches to the horizon. In the mid-distance before a hill is a railro...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Left side view of the locomotive engine no. 2872, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with horse-drawn wagons parked at the side of the dirt road.

Photograph

Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children pose on a merry-go-round (carousel) in the Edgerton Public Park. The rear wall of a church forms the background, and there appears to be a bridge...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Fourth Avenue bridge above the dam.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Photograph

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Postcard

Railroad Yard

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A color postcard depicting what was then the "new" Chicago, Northwestern Railroad Yard.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An auto-trailer, an early trailer manufactured by the Highway Trailer Company of Edgerton. The company began by manufacturing trailers designed for farmer...

Date: 1959 

Description: An employee of the Fox Valley Paving Company pulls the pin from the concrete form during work on Interstate Highway I-90 in Rock County.

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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: 1887 ca.

Description: This map of Beloit shows labeled wards, plat of town, roads, railroads, the Rock River, city boundaries, and land ownership by name. The back of the map is...

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