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Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...
Description: A large group of men of various ages sitting outdoors on a large mound of empty clam shells. The shells have holes drilled in them, probably for the pearl...
Date: date unknown
Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...
Date: 1961-09-09 ca.
Description: View of three farm buildings on a hillside.
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.
Description: View of snow-covered trees on the west lawn of the Villa Louis grounds.
Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...
Date: 1979 ca.
Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.
Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...
Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...
Description: Panoramic view of the east lawn at Villa Louis in winter. The house and office building can be seen at right.
Description: Panoramic view of southwest corner of Villa Louis lawn. The house and a path can be seen at right.
Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Description: View along the path leading to the east entrance at Villa Louis. The herringbone pattered brick path is lined with trees and coleus plants.
Description: A bow view of the "Sidney". Later named "Washington".
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