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City: Prairie du Chien
Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...
Date: date unknown
Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.
Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...
Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...
Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...
Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.
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