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Description: Map, "Township No. 22 North, of Range No. 5 West of (?)", surveyed in 1846 and 1853.
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and is a plat of a paper city on the Wisconsin River, in what is now the Town of Dekorra. The map shows lot and block numb...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: A group of men lay rails at Hawkins Mine while a man in the background uses surveying equipment.
Description: A.L. Webster takes notes in a notebook while using tools to do surveying work in a field. Another man stands holding a rod in the background near what appe...
Description: Letterhead of H.I. Bliss, a real estate agent, civil engineer, and county surveyor in La Crosse, Wisconsin. On the left a group of three men are surveying...
Date: date unknown
Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...
Description: Map of locations by block of dwellings rated as blighted as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Side view of a U.S. Army Engineer topographer wearing skis while using a tripod stand to write. The engineer is standing next to a barbed wire obstacle kno...
Description: Field notes taken for T6N R17E between 6 and 7 on the original township survey of Wisconsin.
Description: A surveyor conducts work at the construction of the World Trade Center. He is at work before the building located at 210 Washington Street.
Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.
Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...
Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...
Description: A chart showing distribution of 1,148 substandard dwelling units found in the survey area, by basic type of fault, as part of the Madison Housing Authority...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...
Description: A man wearing a hat looks through the eye piece of his surveying instrument, called a 'theodolite,' which rests on a tripod.
Description: Front cover featuring illustrations of wheeled scrapers, drag scrapers, railroad plows and road graders.
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