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Photograph

Winter Hearse

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait in front of a building of two men standing in the snow with a decoratively carved winter hearse complete with curtains. The driver and the...

Date: 1926-05 

Description: Front cover of an advertising booklet for Trackpull crawler equipment for the Fordson tractor. The cover features a man using the Fordson tractor to pull a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of a man driving a sled with a team of reindeer. There are railroad tracks on the right that run towards a town in the distance. A number...

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dog sled loaded with luggage. Identified from left: first two unidentified; Mary Louise O'Brien Eldridge; Richard Eldridge; Margaret Russell; Gram Johnson...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with six women, six children, and a man examining a bobsled hitched to a horse.

Date: 1914 

Description: Harold McCormick and his two young daughters pose on a sled/sledge in front of a painted background.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Mirro Sno-Coaster sled manufactured by Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Co. of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1955. (Museum object #2006.2.1)

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of workers, all men, and one boy, posing outside of a wooden building. Three of the workers wear white aprons. Four of the...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men and a young boy pose on sleds near their teams of reindeer in front of a house and its outbuildings. In the background is a large building with oni...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a steam hauler used for pulling logs. A man stands inside of the hauler, sticking his head out of the window, while another man stands in front...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Wortman's Road House, on the Fairbanks-Valdez trail in Alaska, with horse-drawn sleds in front of the building. Mountains can be seen in t...

Photograph

Immanuel Church

Date: 1908 

Description: A view of the Evangelical Society's Immanuel Church on Hamilton Street, as seen from North Pinckney Street. Snow covers the ground and a horse-drawn sleigh...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Polish immigrants in Market Square with horse-drawn lumber sledges and hay wagons. Commercial buildings are in the background. A sign on o...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand at Hein's Lumber Camp atop a load of logs on a sled to which is hitched four horses, claimed to be the largest load of logs ever hauled by fo...

Photograph

Ski-Type Windsled

Date:  date unknown

Description: Enclosed wooden box windsled mounted on three skis, sitting on lake ice near the shore.

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of working class men stand staring at a giant pike fish resting on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district...

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