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Description: View of a docked Mississippi riverboat. Passengers can be seen disembarking from the ship, and a large crowd is gathered on shore. A bridge can be seen in...

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Description: View of two passenger steamboats on the Mississippi river near Clinton. Several children and adults wait on shore. A tugboat can be seen nearby in the rive...

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Description: Steamship "Saint Paul" on the Mississippi River near Keokuk. Writing on the ship reads: "St. Louis, Quincy & Keokuk Jo Line Saint Paul." Postcard reads: "K...

Learn about the canal era and the use of steamboats on Wisconsin waterways and lakes in the 19-th century.

Map or Atlas

Crawford County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Steamer "Quincy"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.

Date: 1918 

Description: View from shoreline of three men standing in the water at Mechanic's Rock on the Mississippi River.

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Description: Upper Mississippi, view at Riley's Coolie. Four men on a railroad handcar cross a railroad bridge over the river.

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Description: View of the steamboat "St. Paul" in the Mississippi River near Sabula. Writing on the ship reads: "St. Louis Dubuque St. Paul Streckfus Steamers Saint Paul...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River showing a town located on a bluff, possibly Fountain City and Eagle Bluff, covered with snow.

Photograph

Steamer "W.W."

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View across water of an excursion steamboat on the Mississippi River. This image is a part of Frank Feiker's 'Souvenir' series.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Dousman House hotel, surrounded by Mississippi River flood water in spring. View looking northwest.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Quincy, tied up at the levee. Bridge in background. Later named J.S.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harbor full of steamboats. The shoreline is bustling with people walking amidst the buildings, piers and bridges.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampment wit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the steamboat "Senator Cordill" in the Mississippi River near Port Gibson. The boat is carrying an excursion party, and some of the passengers can...

Book or Pamphlet

Bridge

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the Rock Island Bridge.

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

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