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Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., landing passengers, taken between 1901 and 1910. Crowds are on riverbank and there are buildings in background. A cr...
Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.
Date: 1889-11-02 before
Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.
Description: View along shoreline of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., getting ready to leave for Winona. A crowd is watching from the landing. A crane on the fron...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.
Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...
Date: date unknown
Description: Lithograph of Riverside Park depicting people, boats, horses and buggies, steam boats in and around body of water.
Description: "The Dells", a brochure issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to advertise the Wisconsin Dells, a destination only five hours fr...
Date: 1882-08-24 before
Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...
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