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Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for Farmall tractors. Features a color illustration, on the top half, of a man using a Farmall tractor and a Farmall cultivator in a cor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard depicting the Wisconsin Central Railroad bridge at Stevens Point, with several men painting the structure.

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Haying

Date: 1929 

Description: Oscar Steinkopf and his horse Jim. They are haying on Steinkopf's 40-acre farm. The photograph was taken by Alvin Steinkopf, Oscar's son, a Milwaukee journ...

Date: 1961-06 

Description: A man sits on a Cub tractor and points out similar features on an International Cub Cadet lawn tractor suspended from a chain at the Louisville Works facto...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

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Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Men loading freshly harvested cranberries into a cleaning machine. Plant debris is still visibly mixed in with the berries.

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Farm Family

Date: 1929 

Description: Alvin Steinkopf (left), a Milwaukee journalist, dressed for work on the farm of his parents, Mathilda and Oscar Steinkopf. The Steinkopfs farmed 40 acres n...

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Tobacco Farming

Date:  

Description: Farmers harvesting and loading tobacco on a tobacco rack to take to a shed.

Date: 1916-01-19 

Description: Two men demonstrate the "old way" of hauling using a push cart loaded with 2,200 pounds. The men are likely factory workers at Osborne Works (also known as...

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Harvester-Thresher

Date: 1925-09-18 

Description: View from rear of J.P. Wedin operating a tractor and harvester-thresher (combine), sold by dealer L.C. Martin, along the side of a steep hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...

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Cutting Sugar Cane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of agricultural workers cutting sugar cane, possibly in Morgan City. In the foreground, a young man sits on a pile of sugar cane, chewing on cane s...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Two men, in waders, posing with cranberry harvesting equipment and freshly harvested berries. The berries have been loaded onto small barges.

Photograph

Cutting Rubber

Date: 1944-10-19 

Description: Elevated view of Tom Ellington cutting rubber from a roll to make a tire at the Gillette Tire Plant.

Date: 1929 

Description: Oscar Steinkopf feeding the chickens on his 40-acre farm near Luck. Feeding the chickens was traditionally considered women's work and perhaps Steinkopf wa...

Date: 1910 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive #2035 and a work train on a track clean-up assignment. Locomotive #102 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 18...

Date: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering manure spreaders showing color and black and white illustrations of various features.

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DR-60 Truck

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men use a DR-60 truck owned by J. Robert Bazley, Inc. to dump coal taken from Pennsylvania coal strippings into a chute leading to railroad cars. The m...

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