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Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.
Date: 1853-09 ca.
Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. The Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan are labeled. Depths are indicated by soundings...
Description: Horse-drawn implement makes a cut at a crossing where the tunnel will be made for the Wisconsin Central Railway.
Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.
Description: This map shows the Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, streets, and buildings. Relief is shown by hachures and soundings are in feet and decimals of a foot. Th...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: View of Manitowoc from the North side.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Schooner coming into Manitowoc harbor.
Description: Exterior view from street of Rand & Roemer Hardware Co. and Henry Hinrich's Drug Store. Also visible are Rand & Roemer Ship Chandlery (nautical supply), Ra...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.
Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...
Description: The home of Adolph Piening on Hancock Street (near Eight Street). The house was next door to the German Lutheran School and this site now is used by the sc...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Women bringing lunch to the men working in the field. The men are harvesting grain using a horse-drawn grain binder.
Description: Some of the Old-Timers in the photo:
Steamers: Petosky (on stocks), Muskegon, Corona, A.D. Hayward, City of St. Joe, Lotus, J.F. Dayan, Grace Williams an...
Description: Group of schoolchildren posed sitting and standing on a fallen tree trunk. They are dressed in their finest clothes for a school photograph. One of the boy...
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: This map shows piers, streets, the Manitowoc River and shore lines of 1856, 1869, 1873 and 1874. The top margin reads; "Soundings taken 1974." Written in i...
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