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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the construction of a pontoon bridge at the Fillmore Street in Black River Falls built by the railroad. It had broken apart and was later...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene with Main Street, north side, between First and Water Streets, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, piled high with snow. Mortar and pestle sign is i...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snowbank in the middle of the north side of Main Street between Water and First Streets, Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Storefronts identi...

Photograph

Logging Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph view up snowy hill towards a well-dressed group in the distance posing with logs. Perhaps the company executives and their wives.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

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Description: View of logs and ice in the river, probably the Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man posed standing on the snow-covered ground in front of a frame house. There is a hand-operated knife grinder in the yard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the Jackson Country Courthouse and church from a hill. In the foreground is a snowy yard, fence, and trees.

Photograph

General Store

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Description: The General Store Co. building and snow-covered streets of Black River Falls.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Ho-Chunk couple and their dog outside of their winter home (ciiporoke). A Hudson Bay blanket hangs over the door opening. The long tree branches leaning...

Photograph

Man Driving Bobsled

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Description: Man driving a bobsled and team of two horses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of a two-story wooden house, with a windmill on the left. There is snow on the ground.

Photograph

Snow-Covered Logs

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor stereograph view across snow towards a group of people standing near many stacks of snow-covered logs.

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Description: Three men standing among rocks on the shore of the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women stand outside the doorway of a log house in winter. They are posed with a washtub, broom and dust pan.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Using a portable, 4 x 5 glass plate negative camera, Van Schaick photographed Ho-Chunk on the streets of Black River Falls. These occasional pictures offer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View up snow-covered road towards a two-story frame house behind a fence. The road continues up the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across snow-covered ground towards a school or church building with a bell tower.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Town and business district, showing the early covered bridge across from the tail race of the powerhouse, with logs overflowing the river into yards, proba...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and children posed in front of large piles of snow-covered logs, ready to be dumped from landings into the river after the spring thaw.

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across river towards a railroad train on a railroad bridge crossing the river. There are signs and graffiti painted on the rocks below.

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