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City: Prairie du Chien
Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The offices of the American Fur Company.
Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bridge across the Mississippi River between Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin and Marquette, Iowa.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...
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...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: The Highway bridge over the Mississippi River, erected in 1931-1932. View looking west toward Iowa.
Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.
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