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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

Date: 1894 

Description: Panoramic view from shoreline of the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells as seen from the "Old Dell House." A canoe is visible on the shore on the far r...

Map or Atlas

Kilbourn City, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn City was platted in the 1850s and received a boost when the La Crosse and Milwaukee...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man as he rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men working on rafts.

Date: 1882-09-04 

Description: Elevated view across water towards the steamboat Alexander Mitchell moored in the canyon along the shoreline. Captain Dave and passengers are posing...

Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1878 

Description: Kilbourn Bridge at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890-03-25 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of formally-dressed Henry Hamilton Bennett. This is his wedding portrait, which was made when he married Eva...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Photograph

Alexander Mitchell

Date: 1883-07-14 

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the steamboat Alexander Mitchell docked at the edge of the river. Captain Dave and passengers are posing on board. B...

Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Date: 1875 

Description: Front and west side of Bennett Studio. There is a windmill behind the building.

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

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