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Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...
Description: View down main street with storefronts on both sides, with large power lines along the sidewalks stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the St. Paul Flax Twine MIll with a railroad track and power lines in the foreground.
Description: A view to the horizon looking down Mineral Point Road of a country home during early evening hours.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: This map shows counties, cities, towns, villages, summer resorts, lakes, rivers, creeks, wagon roads, roads, railroads, and electric lines. The authentic a...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the construction of the Wisconsin Power and Light Company power plant on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Five men in work clothes pose while riding Bactrian camels; three well-dressed men stand near a Dromedary. The group is on a dirt road with houses and util...
Description: A man and a woman stand behind two separate counters inside a restaurant at Stone-Tavern. Signs on the walls advertise Coca-Cola, Schweppes, and read "With...
Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store. A woman is walking on the street nearby, and a boy or man w...
Date: date unknown
Description: A fountain, pavilion, and benches stand in Wilson Park.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: This map shows colored-coded land use with a legend in the bottom margin. Land classifications include: Year-round Residential (yellow), Seasonal Residenti...
Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.
Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Osborne Works (later known as Auburn Works) with a snow-covered street in the foreground.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Power supply room at the Winnebago County Asylum. In the foreground are what appear to be generators and other related machinery, and on the far wall are s...
Description: Receding flood waters reveal destruction of the railroad extension to the power dam construction site.
Description: The Oneida Street (East Wells) power plant, on the north side of Wells and east of the Milwaukee River. Presently, the building is the Milwaukee Repertory...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Exterior view from street of the Chattanooga Plow Works. Lettering on the building reads "Chattanooga Plow Company." The photograph was likely taken around...
Description: Building at a gold and mica mine operated by the Mineral Mining Corporation. A body of water lies to one side of a partially constructed track leading up a...
Description: View from side of road of intersection with telephone or power poles. In the left foreground is a stop sign, and across the road is a field of corn. In the...
Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival; royal family equipages in street parade with crowd lining street. Real estate agency and laundry on right. Power lines overhead.
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