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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1929-12-29 

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

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Bagley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...

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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: 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...

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.

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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.

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wisconsin

Date: 1969 

Description: This street map was given out by Mound City Bank and features a legend of points of interest and a street index. Streets are labeled as is the Roundtree Br...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: View along shoreline of construction of the New Free bridge. Men work on and below the wooden bridge, which is partially constructed. A crane is on the bri...

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:  date unknown

Description: A river navigation light on the Mississippi River. People were paid to keep them lit so the steam boats could operate at night. Bearded man sitting at bas...

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Brewery Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.

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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.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

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Post Office

Date: 1921 

Description: A group of men stand outside of the post office. There is a parked car at the curb. A building is being demolished and there is a pile of rubble in the str...

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C.B. & Q. Railroad

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad crew with the rock crusher. The train car is labeled '204430' and 'Burlington Route'. A steep hill rises behind...

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...

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Badger State Bank

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from street of the Badger State Bank, which is on the first floor. On the second floor is a dentist's office. A telephone or telegraph pole is on the...

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