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Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1858 

Description: Poster advertising the Racine & Mississippi Railroad.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...

Date: 1942-12-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu from the Christmas program at the headquarters of the Military Railway Service at Fort Snelling, with a three-quarter view of the buil...

Date: 1918 

Description: Illustration of the Stinson Tractor Company, located at the intersection of Central Avenue and 16th Street. The illustration was included in a booklet prod...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

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...

Date: 1861 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ticket envelope for the Santa Fe Railroad. The bold graphic design emphasizes the streamlined, futuristic design of the railroad's locomotives.

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...

Date: 1860 

Description: Image drawn by Franz Hölzlhuber of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads:...

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...

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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...

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Description: Advertising card for Wisconsin Central Railroad land for sale at $5 an acre.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Leaflet with sample menu and an illustration of a tall cold drink, behind which other dishes hold steaming hot food. The interior of the leaflet has an ill...

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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: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....

Date: 1920 

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

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: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester oil engines for railroad service. Includes a small illustration of a train bearing the company...

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