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Date: 1873 

Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the steamboat "Senator Cordill" in the Mississippi River near Port Gibson. The boat is carrying an excursion party, and some of the passengers can...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

Date: 1903-10-30 before

Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...

Date:  

Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.

Historical Object

McCormick Woodcut

Date:  date unknown

Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of Robert Fulton's steamboat "Clermont" drawing. Illustration depicts a large steamboat on a river. Many people can be seen on board. The boat featu...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the "Dell Queen" entering the Narrows via Devil's Elbow as Hattie and Nellie Bennett look on from an overlook on the shoreline.

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Photograph

Steamer "Lily"

Date:  date unknown

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers buoy tender "Lily".

Date:  

Description: A bow view of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., near Lyons, Iowa (now called Clinton) with an excursion party aboard taken between 1901 and 1910. Brid...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Saint Paul, Silver Crescent, and Quincy at the levee. Gangplanks are lowered and passengers are disembarking.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul", after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

Photograph

Steamer "Skater"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across water of the steamboat "Skater" cruising Lake Superior, with the Bayfield bluffs in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date:  

Description: The screw rail ferry, "Pere Marquette 18."

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