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Date: 1878 

Description: Pass #497 issued for free travel during the year 1878 by the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad.

Date: 1944-03-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Villa Ferrovieri in Italy with the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific (CMSP&P) logo printed in red ink on the cover...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1933 

Description: Pass issued by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company for the week of December 17-23, 1933.


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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Menu of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroads Hiawatha Line opened to show both the front and back cover. During the 1930s the Milwaukee...

Date: 1920 

Description: Elevated-view illustration of the John Lauson Manufacturing Company factory. The company made Lauson tractors and Lauson Frost King gasoline engines.


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: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...


Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for oil and gas engines for railroad service. The cover includes an illustration of a small train that bears the log...

Date: 1913-02-17 before

Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...

Date: 1920-11-06 before

Description: Interior of dinner menu for Special Train enroute from St. Louis, Missouri, to Brownsville, Texas, with an oval portrait of President-Elect Warren G. Hardi...


Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.


Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

Date: 1946 

Description: Reproduction of a painting depicting an Olympian Hiawatha locomotive and an Olympian Hiawatha observation car traveling in the western United States. A man...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Color brochure advertising the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad's Hiawatha, the first streamlined steam locomotive. Hiawatha trains boas...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...

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