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Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd). There is a frame board and batten building, and an open-frame gazebo-like...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Allen's hotel.
Description: The wreckage of a head-on collision of two Chicago, St. Paul Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad trains at Tramway. Men stand near and on top of the railroad cars...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: A man on the end of the raft prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...
Description: Three boys in a crude boat on the Monongahela River.
Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered on a dirt road in front of a strip of commercial buildings to celebrate the arrival of a McCormick agricultural equ...
Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A young boy operates a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy sits in a field in the backgr...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: View of Main Street business district. Horses and buggies on street. Some business signs read: "American and Norsk Store", "Furniture", "L....re & Son, Dry...
Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.
Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View from above, of a pond and a farmstead. A man is in a boat on the water and another man is in a wagon on shore near a fence. In the background are so...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: An unidentified family proudly posed in front of their brick, Greek Revival home, with their carriage and team of horses. Although the location is unidenti...
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
Description: Front of armory on Broadway Street, which has a single turret and a sign that reads "Light Horse Squadron Armory." Housed the Light Squadron of the Wiscons...
Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...
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