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Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Mobile walking land dredge. A few men in work clothes stand posing at the front of the dredge, and four other men wearing suits pose in the suspended dre...
Description: Alexander C. Eschweiler, a well-known architect in Milwaukee, designed this exotic station for the Wadhams Oil and Grease Company of Milwaukee in 1926.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton monorail hoist in a lumber mill with a man in the cab. Text stamped on cab reads "Capacity 6,000 Lbs., No. 2573." In the lowe...
Description: Scaffolding rises up the walls of the University Avenue National Bank, 905 University Avenue, with an unusual traffic signal in the intersection.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...
Description: A man and woman driving their horse-drawn cart into the woods to collect buckets that are hanging from maple trees. The buckets catch sap that is used to m...
Description: Female factory supervisors watch a man demonstrating a machine operation at the Women Supervisors' Conference held at International Harvester's West Pullma...
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail hoist crane handling lumber with a man in the cab operating the crane. In the lower right corner, the photograph is signed...
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger type "AN" crane with a type "A" trolley and a standard hook at Holthoff Machinery Co., Power & Mining Machine Co. There is a man in...
Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...
Description: Constructed of red brick and capped by a steeply pitched gable roof accented with gently flared eaves, this one-story station, built in the mid-1920s, rese...
Description: This antique Dixie gas pump is on the LeRoy and Mary Priesgen property at N7502 Doyle Road. They have lived here since 1960.
Description: Original caption reads: "Model TD-65 Diesel TracTracTor [crawler tractor] owned by the Albert Brothers, and working on the Sky Line Drive. This tractor is...
Description: Group portrait of quarrymen posing with their implements. There are carts on tracks that lead to the cliffs of the quarry behind the group.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: A man examines a giant vacuum kettle at a J.M. Smucker Company Plant. Original caption reads, "Giant vacuum kettles are used to cook Smucker's preserves, i...
Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "General view of a portion of the new Wisconsin Steel W...
Date: 1949 before
Description: Welding a milk truck at the Heil Corporation in Milwaukee. The Heil company was founded by German-born Julius P. Heil in 1901. As the Heil Rail Joint Wel...
Description: Exterior view of the new building for radio station WIBA under construction. There are piles of snow and building supplies around an entrance.
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior of a factory with a Pawling and Harnischfeger bridge and trolley.
Description: Factory workers tending to engines at International Harvester's Indianapolis Works. Other men operate overhead cranes labeled "Cleveland Crane-Close Clear...
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