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Date: date unknown
Description: Panoramic view of the east lawn at Villa Louis. The house and office building can be seen at right.
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...
Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.
Description: Fishing nets and implements and boats along the shoreline of the Mississippi River, with buildings visible in the background.
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: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
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.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.
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: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
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...
Description: Panoramic view of southwest corner of Villa Louis lawn. The house and a path can be seen at right.
Description: View from crowd of a pair of trapeze acrobats performing at a street fair.
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: A bow view of the "Sidney". Later named "Washington".
Description: The diesel-powered Zephyr passenger train of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on the tracks at the depot. The Zephyr was introduced at the Chicago...
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...
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.
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