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Description: A view to the horizon looking down Mineral Point Road of a country home during early evening hours.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Date: date unknown
Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of the Lutheran Church. The building features two steeples, arched windows, and rose windows.
Description: View from the foot of a bridge down Main Street. A car drives toward the bridge, and there is a plant sidewalk along the street on the right. Electric powe...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Northern view of the Locust Street business district. A horse-drawn cart and storefronts are visible. Business signs read: "Electric Light & Power" "Steads...
Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the Locust Street business district. Writing on building on far left of photograph reads "City Hall." Signs on right side of the street read: "Elec...
Description: View of a busy street, lined with businesses, pedestrians, automobiles and carts. Many business signs are obscured, but some read: "Hotel Lenox" "Thomason'...
Date: 1897 after
Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.
Date: 1965-07-05 ca.
Description: View from the Mississippi River toward the bluffs. A residential home, old bank building, truck and railroad building are visible. Railroad tracks runs acr...
Description: Power lines stand on either side of railroad tracks running through a rural area.
Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.
Description: View of the Baptist church built in 1822.
Description: International PD-40 power unit in use at a mill owned by Asa Shait & Son Milling Company. A waterfall is in the background near the mill.
Description: View down Main Street, which is a dirt street passing through the central business district of the town. There are several storefronts with signs and porch...
Date: 1924 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.
Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...
Description: Exterior view of the Bank of La Farge from street.
Description: Street view at sunrise, looking uphill towards commercial buildings.
Description: A view of two horse-drawn engines sitting in front of the fire station. The engine on the left holds the water tank and is pulled by two horses. Two men...
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