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Description: View looking East toward the proposed south boundary fence line of International Harvester's Quad-Cities Tank Arsenal. A railroad track and car are on the...
Description: Workers and a boy, Edgar Walch, pose on a steam shovel in the quarry at Eagle View Bluff. Edgar's father, Engelbert Walch, owned the steam shovel. The gr...
Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.
Description: A woman uses an electric washer and wringer to launder clothing on the Babcock Farm.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of the Second Empire style Park Hotel at the corner of South Carroll and West Main Streets. There are horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and a smal...
The Tragedy of January 10, 1883
Date: 1915 before
Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.
Date: date unknown
Description: Four uniformed female students play tennis on a fenced-in tennis court at St. Ann's school. The court is surrounded by trees, a pavilion, and buildings ar...
Description: A view of the power house from the southwest with bricklayers and other workers. The narrow gauge railroad is in the foreground.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Description: The office force and foremen pose before the south facade of the power house at the Prairie du Sac dam.
Description: Several people sit on the porches of a row of homes in a company town of Consolidated Coal Company.
Description: Steam-powered pile driver and centrifugal pump (in shed) at work at the Wisconsin River dam site. Men and children are watching the work.
Description: View of the circle swing at Waldemeer Park. The ride is surrounded by a fence, trees, and several power lines.
Description: View of the First Street business district looking east. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles can be seen in the street. Business signs read: "Bank" "Drug...
Description: Pile drivers at work on the coffer dam. Pilings are also floating within the confines of the dam. The shoreline can be seen in the background.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown at the intersection of 8th and Washington Streets. The Manitowoc County Courthouse is at the right. Residences and churches can...
Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree cov...
Description: A man stands beside an International C-30 truck owned by the Southern Canada Power Company and places an object into a side compartment. There is a "Danger...
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