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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad stone crusher. There is a large group of workmen posing along the work site.

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Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.

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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: Two men weighing milk cans on Toledo scales at the Pet Milk Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of workmen and young boys posing with horses and hand tools. They are working on an excavating project near Boscobel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the office the Dewey Home featuring the desk and bookshelves.

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Haystacks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A man stands among four large haystacks, and a young girl sits posing on the top of the haystack on the right.

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Adams Patent Wheel Co on Front Street along the C.B. & Q. Railroad. There are seven men and a young boy posed near four different open doorways.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks, showing the switching station, water tank, and buildings. Two men stand on the railroad tracks. Ester Point is near Cassville, W...

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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: A man weighs a milk can on an old scale at the Pet Milk Company.

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Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: Main Street, where two young girls walk on the sidewalk, and a horse and carriage and two cars are parked in the street. There is a townhouse complex on th...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of two men pitching grain into horse-drawn wagons. Between the two wagons is a man in a horse-drawn carriage. In the far background is an...

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Description: A man and a woman stand on the customer side of the counters. Phil Hof stands with a large knife behind a tabled covered with meat, while Sam and Herman Ho...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water of men working to construct a brush dam about seven miles north of Cassville. There are two groups of well-dressed people, who appear to...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working on the railroad near a farm field.

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: Farmers use a 6-roll husker shredder and a Farmall Regular tractor outside a barn on the farm of Will Rasque.

Date: 1929-12-29 

Description: Two men work on the Will Rasque farm using a horse-drawn wagon and a six-roll husker-shredder.

Date: 1921 

Description: A passenger train stopped at the depot. Three men are standing on the left, one of them pushing a cart. A row of milk cans is along the side of the depot b...

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