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Date: 1924-02 

Description: Three men stand behind a horse-drawn enclosed sleigh in front of the Lundberg Store on Fish Creek's Main Street. There is a second sleigh and horse in the...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a street lined with businesses and full of horse-drawn carts. Business signs read: "Hooker-Hendrix Hardware Co." "Light & Power" "Norman Hotel" "...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Charcoal kiln in ruins, with electric power lines in background.

Photograph

Wilson Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fountain, pavilion, and benches stand in Wilson Park.

Date: 1931 

Description: A woman and a girl use an electric washing machine to clean clothing or bedsheets in a basement. The machine is powered by a DELCO-Light Plant system, with...

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Date: 1927 

Description: View from a hill looking down on the plant which has several attached buildings, and a large chimney. To the right are railroad cars along the shoreline o...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from wooden bridge of a log cabin in the woods towards group of people. Two women standing at the end of the bridge, another woman stands on the front...

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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.

Date: 1901 

Description: View along the Catfish River, with shrubs and grasses covering the riverbank. On the far left are electrical poles along a dirt road bordering a field that...

Photograph

Commercial Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Commercial Street. Pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles can be seen in the street. Business signs read: "C.A. Whale Piano & Organ House" and "Sale...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Main Street after a snow storm. A horse drawn vehicle can be seen making its way down the street and tall buildings line the snow-filled street....

Photograph

Hill Crest School

Date: 1963 

Description: Exterior view of Hill Crest School.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse drawn vehicles are parked along the roadside and pedestrians can be seen walking and riding bicycles on the unpaved street. Business signs read: "Noa...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts, an electric cable car and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. Business signs read: "F...

Date: 1915-02-28 

Description: A view, looking east, of the power house, lock, and dam on the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Building Site

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A building site at 11 West Main Street, next to Gamm's Jewelry Store and Cop's Cafe. Power lines are in the alley in the background.

Photograph

Fireman's Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the multi-story brick Fireman's Hall. A tower with a lookout at the top extends from the roof. A forested hill and dwellings appear in the...

Historical Essay

Newhall House Hotel Fire

The Tragedy of January 10, 1883

Read about the tragic fire that burned down Milwaukee landmark, the Newhall House Hotel, leaving 76 dead.

Date: 1913-10-10 

Description: Workers pose with roof trusses on the power house, 85 feet above the water level at the Prairie du Sac Dam. Note the brickwork in progress.

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