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Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithographed drawing of the mouth of the St. Croix River depicting a sailing barge and steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Le...

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...

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Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...

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...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the rapids on the Mississippi River depicting several steamboats in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Illustririt...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Savannah, Illinois, depicting a small town along the shore of the Mississippi River. There is a steamboat in the foreground. Print is part of a...

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: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

Date: 1878 

Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.

Date: 1901-03-23 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with a three-quarter illustration of peop...

Date: 1895 

Description: Drawing of the steamboat Western World. Several people stand on the deck. An American flag and flags reading Detroit, Michigan Central, Buffalo, N.Y...

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