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Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an older man with white hair and a neck beard, wearing a denim work jacket. The buttons are embossed with the image of a lan...
Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A repair man checks a tire on a stand and a second inspects an inner tube while a customer looks on. Signs advertise Goodrich Tires, Bowes Seal Fast, and t...
Description: Workers maneuver a load of gravel into a concrete mixer at the plant on the east bank of the river. The east abutment is in the foreground, left.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Bunn the Baker, in chef's hat and apron and holding a rolling pin, stands beside a wood burning cook stove set up outdoors. A sign above the stove advertis...
Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message...
Description: Six musicians pose in front of a backdrop with their instruments, including saxophones, clarinets, a banjo, drums and trumpet with mutes. The drum has bee...
Description: Workmen operate a steam shovel loading gravel into electric rail cars during construction of the power dam.
Description: Men work on the concrete chutes and elevated trestle. Iron reinforcing bars protrude from the forms.
Description: Workmen on temporary walkways among reinforcing bars on the roof of the power house.
Description: Crowd gathered for the dedication of a new bridge at Sauk City by Governor Emmanuel Philipp. Many onlookers carry parasols.
Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A young woman sits on a log which lies over a stream bed in a wooded area.
Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a woman standing in the Devil's Doorway above Devil's Lake. There is graffiti on the rocks.
Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman demonstrates the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.
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