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Date: date unknown
Description: Lumberyard with railroad lines and a sawmill, probably the Goodyear Mill, three miles south of Saddle, or a mill located in McKenna.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery. In the background are horses and wagons. A farm buildi...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A group of loggers at work in the woods with horses and a team of oxen. The men are cutting down fir trees to eventually be sold at market.
Description: Probably a first plowing of land after the trees and stumps have been removed by grubbing. Many roots still remain, and the "breaking plow" turns a wide fu...
Description: A young boy holds a watermelon rind while two women converse.
Description: View from field over wooden fence of a frame house, and farm buildings.
Description: Five men planting a field, probably planting trees at the Lake Nursery. Behind them is a man standing near a farm building among rows of plants. Another ma...
Description: A group of men and women gather in a bog to pick cranberries.
Description: A portrait of three children posed standing outdoors in a field. Each child is wearing a shirt and overalls. The older girl standing in the center is holdi...
Description: A farmer is carrying buckets, presumably to feed his hogs that are following him in the pen.
Description: Lumberyard full of logs and a sawmill in the distance, probably McKenna in eastern Jackson County.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Boy mowing the lawn in front of an elaborate Victorian frame house, probably the residence of W.R. O'Hearn located at Tenth and Harrison Streets. The house...
Description: Numerous farmers participate in the threshing of grain. Left is the straw stack, center is the threshing machine and wagon to haul it to the granary, and r...
Description: Lantern slide of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the ground in a clearing with trees in the background. She is sitting cross-legged and is holding an ear...
Description: A team of horses working with a steam tractor and threshing machine next to conical stacks of grain.
Description: Ten men in a field, probably planting raspberries at the Lake Nursery. Some of the men stand watching. In the background are trees and hills.
Description: Steam tractor on Main Street with a crowd of men. A.F. Werner located on the northeast corner of the intersection.
Description: Two men stand atop a wagon of hay that is pulled by a horse. One man holds a pitchfork while the other holds the reins.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Large group portrait of workers, along with women, children, and dogs, posing on the frame of the barn they are building.
Description: Cornfield and views of houses from a hill.
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