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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Asa Preston (1816-1892) stands in front of his blacksmith's shop with his sons David (1840-1904) and John (1842-1898) behind him and a variety of items mad...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lake Marion, and the railroad tracks that run along it on the left. A train belching smoke is coming up the tracks. A road runs along the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Distant view of the town from a hill with houses, garden plots, businesses and churches.

Photograph

The Carlisle House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Carlisle House on Brodhead Street. The building is surrounded by the Commercial Hotel, a billiard parlor, and J. Orbrecht's Variety Store.

Date: 1909 

Description: View over railroad tracks towards the railroad water tank.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...

Photograph

Cornstalks

Date: 1961-04-29 ca.

Description: A close-up of five stalks of uncut corn on a dry clay bank.

Photograph

Business District

Date: 1911 

Description: View down street towards the a central business district. There is a T intersection at the end of the main street. Storefronts with awnings line both sides...

Photograph

D.W. Bronson Family

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family, perhaps that of D.W. Bronson, is posed by the picket fence in their yard. Two of the women hold small books. A tree stump in the foreground serve...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior three-quarter view of the High School, built in 1922. It is a large, three-story brick building with arched doors at the corners.

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Catholic Church, which is a stone building. Includes a tall steeple a cross on top. Narrow, pointed arched windows are on t...

Photograph

Community Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved road of the Community Church. There are stained glass windows in an arch above the main entrance, and three more along the front. There...

Date: 1909 

Description: The site of the Electric Light Plant located near railroad tracks. There is a bell tower with a weather vane on the left.

Photograph

High View Landscape

Date: 1960 

Description: Elevated view of landscape near the junction of Highways 19 and 78.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down row of residential houses along a sidewalk. The first house has a wrap-around open porch with columns on the front and side. In the distance two...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Probably D.W. Bronson and family. A mounting block cut from a tree stump is in left foreground with carriage and saddle height steps. The family poses in f...

Date: 1909 

Description: View down tree-lined street with a bridge at the far end. There is a large house with a balcony and wrap-around porch on the other side of the road. A floc...

Photograph

Catholic Parsonage

Date: 1913 

Description: View from street of front of parsonage, a large two-story house with a gabled roof and a porch. There is a garden and stable behind the parsonage, and in t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a railroad bridge, which has framed beams on the sides and top. A boy and girl are standing and posing on the bridge. Signs ar...

Photograph

Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

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