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Date: 1896 

Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and family view the glacier at Grindewald during their European tour.

Photograph

Fish Creek

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Winter view from Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) in Fish Creek looking north toward frozen Fish Creek Harbor with the bluffs in Peninsula State Park beyond. E...

Photograph

Ice Jam in Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men standing on an ice jam in a harbor. The city's buildings line the shore to the left.

Date: 1954-01-17 

Description: Oscar Darey leaves Lake Mendota carrying his limit of 25 perch carried after 90 minutes of sub-zero weather.

Learn about the first extreme winters in Wisconsin suffered by explorers and settlers in the 17th through 19th centuries, with links to other articles

Date: 1949-01-13 

Description: View from hill of the Edgewater Hotel skating rink on Lake Mendota. The rink has been lined with evergreen trees and some men are playing hockey.

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Description: A tractor outfitted with a rotating brush device clears snow from a fenced-in ice rink with overhead lights.

Date: 1912-01-20 

Description: Two men stand on a rail car on the narrow gauge electric railroad crossing the river at the dam construction site. The portion of track in the background...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of ice on the river beginning to break up. There is a piece of wood with a rope attached sticking out of the river bed.

Photograph

Ice on Shore

Date: 1920-04 

Description: Ice and driftwood, including large tree trunks, piled on the shore near Egg Harbor.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down platform of train stopped at a loading dock at International Harvester's Osborne Works (later known as Auburn Works). On the dock is a large stac...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Big Falls, looking down the Flambeau River. There are large boulders in the foreground and patches of ice in the river.

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Description: A lumber mill complex on the banks of the Chippewa River. Patches of ice are on the river. Numerous logs lie on the shore opposite the mill and on the ice.

Photograph

Ice Gorge

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Logs piled on the shore of town, possibly due to Ice Gorge of 1876.

Date: 1926-01-20 ca.

Description: A parked tow truck of the Schlei-Nelson Company of 3026 North Avenue.

Date: 1949-01-16 

Description: Six iceboats from the Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club fleet on Lake Monona.

Photograph

Winter Snow Scene

Date: 1941 

Description: Two rowboats docked in a river surrounded by trees, following a recent snowfall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice fisherman Bruno Grotzke of Ashland poses in front of his fishing shanty on Chequamegon Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

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