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Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...
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...
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: 1971 ca.
Description: A cottage and trailer house community along a river. A Schlitz beer advertising is nailed to a tree and reads, "Move up to Quality / Schlitz / The Beer Tha...
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: 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: 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...
Description: Composite panoramic view showing gazebo, star bed, and southeast corner of the lawn.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.
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: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.
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...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
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...
Description: Aviator Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss flying boat on the Mississippi River.
Description: View from sidewalk of a street carnival with tents, circus banners and a Ferris Wheel set up in the middle of the street. Signboards advertise ice cream an...
Description: A bow view of the "Sidney". Later named "Washington".
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...
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